Pictures Of Chernobyl Taken From Belarus

On May 3, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Chernobyl is generally considered a Russian tragedy; however, the country of Belarus was worst hit. As with the Russian town of Prypiat, much of Belarus is still off limits. Chernobyl was, and is,...

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VIDEO: Ice Flow Nearly Destroys Bridge

On May 2, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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I think this video is shot in Russia, I don’t know for sure, but it was uploaded by a Russian and it looks cold so let’s go with that. Lots of mad weather/climate...

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The Aftermath Of High Winds in Omsk, Russia

On May 1, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Omsk, in southwestern Siberia, has been lashed with some venomous storms over the past few days. Officials in the region had to declare a state of emergency, and that’s not something that Russian...

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Strange Paintings By Russian Psychiatric Patients

On April 25, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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I found this collection of paintings on a Russian blog site recently. As far as I can make out they came from the walls of a now demolished psychiatric hospital and were painted by...

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The Ancient Watchtowers Of Ingushetia

On April 21, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Ingushetia is one of Russia’s poorest and most restive regions. The ongoing military conflict in neighboring Chechnya has occasionally spilled into Ingushetia. Although culturally tied to Chechnya, the people of Ingushetia have not resisted Moscow’s pull so wholeheartedly....

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Vladimir Vorobjev: Moody Photos From 80s Russia

On April 16, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Vladimir Vorobjev was a photographer working mainly throughout the 80s. He wasn’t big or famous at the time and it was only after his death, when his granddaughter went through his photos, that they finally...

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Shoina: An Occupied Village Submerged In Sand

On April 6, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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Shoina is a small Russian village on the banks of the White Sea. When it was built in the 30’s it was in a plush, forested location, but in the 50’s the sand...

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Vintage Russian Circus Posters

On March 30, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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A little while back I published a collection of old freak show posters from the Victorian days. This time I’ve got a slightly more modern set of pictures from Russian circuses. They’re more...

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What Does Sochi Look Like After The Olympic Games?

On March 22, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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… to answer the question in the title in one word: quiet. I found this bunch of photos taken from Sochi after the circus has left town. I’m not sure what the plan...

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Epiphany Bathing: Moscow Underground

On March 15, 2014 by Lazer Horse
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I posted up some photos of people in Russia doing their yearly Epiphany bathing last week. Basically as part of the new year celebrations they get down to their underpants, go outside and...

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