25 Years Without the USSR: What We Lost

Faceted glasses, pompous hairstyles and futuristic petrol stations: browse our photo gallery to see what went down in history with the collapse of the USSR

Shoot It Now: How to Take Travel Photos

Nine simple tips that will help you capture the best moments of your adventures

Where to Get Your Clichéd Moscow Photos

A quick guide on how to properly pose for pictures at Moscow's most popular sites

Russia Names Best Wildlife Photo of 2016

On Dec. 28, the Central House of Artists in Moscow hosted the finals of the Wildlife Russia-2016 photo contest, organised by National Geographic

Moscow's Bolshoi Ballerinas Star in LK Bennett Subway Ad

The British brand LK Bennett has invited Russian ballet dancers of the Bolshoi Theatre to take part in its image campaign

Winter Fun at Gorky Park Throughout History

From skating to breaking the ice: a selection of the most vivid pictures from the archive of Russia's main park

ExoMars-TGO Probe Sends First Images of Mars to Earth

The Trace Gas Orbiter, which was launched into the orbit of Mars as part of the ExoMars mission, has sent fist images of Mars to Earth

Travel to Russia from Home

The best photographs of Russia in one travel photo competition

Dwellers of Russia's Frosty North

Fascinating portraits of Arctic wildlife captured by Russian photographer Sergey Gorshkov

The Height of Selfie-Indulgence

A girl from Moscow has achieved world fame through her selfies taken at astonishing heights

The Soviet Union Through the Eyes of an American Photographer

An American professor photographed the Soviet Union for 19 years – from 1956 to 1975

Antonio Banderas Opens Photo Exhibition in Moscow

Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas is back in Moscow to open his solo exhibition “Women in Gold” in the Multimedia Art Museum

Planet Russia

The most haunting corners of Russia in photographs