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Accomplished photographer Dmitry Markov takes us on a tour of Pskov, "Where Russia Begins."
Teacher Ilona Isayeva shares with us some of the charms of Kandalaksha, a small industrial town on the White Sea.
Journalist Irina Mordasova and photographer Konstantin Chalabov give us a tour of Veliky Novgorod, a history lover's paradise.
Photographer Anton Karliner explains why trains, a metro bridge, and World War II have a place in Novosibirsk history.
Maria Plotnikova acquaints us with Tchaikovsky. No, not the composer, the town named for him in Siberia's Perm Krai.
Photographer Kristina Syrchikova explains what a goose has to do with Samara and the Volga River.
Artist Anastasia Bogomolova takes us on a tour of Chelyabinsk, famous for its meteorite, tanks, and a very special forest.
Photographer Daria Kozinova takes us on a tour of the capital of the Urals: Yekaterinburg.
Photojournalist Maxim Grigoryev shares with us his love for his hometown: Yaroslavl.
Yulia Sulzhenko takes us to her hometown, Tyumen, Siberia's western capital, and the oil and gas capital of Russia.
Timur Zarudny takes us to Khabarovsk, the second largest city in the Russian Far East.
Photographer Oksana Yushko offers us a poignant look at Beslan, 12 years after the horrific tragedy there.
Photographer Svetlana Tarasova takes us to the heart of Russia: Kaluga. Here, along the Oka River, the Russian space program began.
Sergei Karpov was born and raised in Volgograd, which he calls "the most depressing of Russia's million-resident cities."
Irina Novikova explains the resilience of Smolensk, its legends, ghosts, churches and fortress. Oh, and why people stop by a city park to stroke the genitals of a bronze deer.
Evgeny Serov takes us to Magadan, a city with beautiful ocean views and a Gulag past.
Nina Zotina takes us to Kalmykia, a place of chess, Buddhism, and steppe.
Ekaterina Razina is a wedding photographer in Bryansk. She tells us how the g is pronounced there, and why you want to visit a certain church.
Ramil Sitdikov gives us a tour of his home: Ufa, where the sky meets the water and surprising works of art were found in ancient caves.
Kristina Brazhnikova, who last week took us around her home city of Voronezh, this week takes us to Uglich.
Kristina Brazhnikova acquaints us with the southern city of Voronezh, which straddles its reservoir (once a river).
Anton Unitsyn takes us to Solvychegodsk, where the Stroganovs got their start (thanks to salt) and where today sulfurous mud reigns supreme.
Alexander Gaivoron and his wife Anastasia took their pre-wedding honeymoon on Kamchatka, land of bears and volcanoes. And they invite us along!
Olya Virich takes us to the Kuban, more specifically Krasnodar, the capital of Russia's breadbasket.
Natalia Airiyan leads us on a short visit to Kabardino-Balkaria, in the Caucasus mountains, an area rich in ethnic diversity.
Constantin Fedin takes us to the mining capital of Western Siberia: Kemerovo.
Irina Yemets takes us north on the Golden Ring to visit the colorful town of Kostroma, hometown of the Romanovs and Snegurochka.
Tatiana Solovyova lives in Kolomna, in the southern part of Moscow Oblast. She invites us along for a visit.
Anton Podgayko left Moscow for Pyatigorsk in order to shoot in the Caucusus. He takes us along.
Alexander Gayvoron is a teacher and photographer who lives on Sakhalin. He gives us a quick tour.
Mikhail Mokryshin gives us a short trip around Russia's northern capital and some unusual photos.
Let's go south with Liailia Gimadeeva, who acquaints us with the beauty and wonders of Astrakhan!
Ekaterina Novikova shares her region, the Altai, with us through words and images.
This week we travel to Russia's warmer climes. Lesya Polyakova gives us a quick tour of Sochi.
Anastasiya Tsayder takes us inside village living rooms and kitchens, showing a rarely scene slice of Russian rural life.
Sveta Balashova-Kuzmina gives us a tour of her hometown, Rostov-on-Don, at the apex of five seas.
Constantine Gulyaev takes us on a tour of Khakassia, "warm Siberia," home to shamans, powerful mountains, petroglyphs and Russia's largest hydroelectric dam.
Nikolai Gontar leads us on a trip to the Republic of Mariy El, home to layered pancakes and some very unusual architecture.
Olga Titova takes us to Tver, a main city located between Moscow and St. Petersburg, a land of candles and goats, bridges and rivers.
Mikhail Solunin, 28, takes us on a tour of Nizhny Novgorod, at the confluence of the Volga and Oka rivers.
Yuli Lyubeznikov and Alexandra Ivanova show off their town, one of the oldest in the Russian North: Veliky Ustyug
Do you know what a karakurt is? Ever been to a Smelt Holiday? Know why some reindeer horns are trimmed? This week, travel with Timur Akhmetov to Chukotka, to find out this and more...
Aleksei Malgavko, 30, lives in Omsk. This week he offers us a tour of his city and region.
Photographer Yevgenia Zhulanova takes us to Salekhard and the distant Nenets Autonomous Okrug during one of its most important holidays.
Ekaterina Klyueva takes us to the capital, the center of empire, a city everyone knows but no one every sees in full: Moscow!
Ivan Mikhailov takes us deep into the heart of Chuvashia and its capital city of Cheboksary.
Alexander Solo is documenting "monotowns" in Russia. He shows us a couple in Leningrad Region, where he lives.
This week, we visit Grozny with local journailst Khava Khasmagomadova.
Elena Anosova takes us on a tour of Irkutsk and Irkutsk Oblast. Lake Baikal is only a part of it!
Nina Zotina shows us around her home republic: Adygeya.
Pavel Byrkin is a photo editor in Mtsensk, south of Moscow. This is his view of his city.
Igor Podgorny is a geology teacher in Petrozavodsk, but he is also an expert wildlife and landscape photographer.
Igor Ageyenko, 29, lives in Blagoveshchensk. This week he offers us a tour of his city, plus a few other places in the Amur oblast.
Elena Chernyshova, 34, lives in Norilsk. She sends us pictures of this mining town, as well as the Siberian city of Kodinsk.
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