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Mikhail Mordasov

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Mikhail Mordasov MIKHAIL MORDASOV was born in Novgorod and educated as a lawyer. Yet, after taking up photography during his military service, he shifted his professional goals to photojournalism. Since 2009 he has lived in Sochi and worked as a freelance photographer in both the future Olympic city and the wider Caucasus region. He was one of two journalists on the recent Spine of Russia project.


Second Sight

Russian Life: May/June 2017
Some gifted young athletes are excelling at the world’s favorite sport – football (aka soccer) – which is amazing given that they are all legally blind.
Author: Nadezhda Grebennikova
Translator: Paul E. Richardson and Nora Favorov
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

Hunting the Northern Lights

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2017
The northwestern tip of Russia is one of the finest places from which to view the elusive Northern Lights. If you can handle the cold, the dark, and the visiting Muscovites.
Author: Nadezhda Grebennikova
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

History Through the Eyes of Three Monuments

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2017
In which we look at the history of Russia through the eyes of three very different monuments in the capital: Pushkin, Dzerzhinsky & Vorovsky.
Author: Natasha Beskhlebnaya
Translator: Eugenia Sokolskaya
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

Art Takes a Village

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2016
The 11th International Festival of Landscape Art, Arkhstoyanie, took place on July 23-24 in Kaluga Oblast. We sent Nadezhda Grebennikova and Mikhail Mordasov to take a look.
Author: Nadezhda Grebennikova
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

One Karelian Village

Russian Life: July/Aug 2016
Recently tapped as Russia’s most beautiful village, the tiny Karelian settlement of Kinerma (population 5) was also an unforgettable stop on The Spine of Russia journey.
Author: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

Stateless Soccer

Russian Life: July/Aug 2016
A football (soccer) tourney was held in Abkhazia among unrecognized and semi-autonomous states. Russian Life was there.
Author: Mikhail Mordasov
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

Hunting the Kola Super Deep Borehole

Russian Life: May/June 2016
Last fall, Russian Life editor Paul Richardson and photojournalist Mikhail Mordasov set off on a Kickstarter-funded, month-long, 6,000-kilometer road trip between Russia’s northern and southern borders.
Author: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

From a Distant Shore

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2015
Photojournalist Mikhail Mordasov traveled to Russia’s furthest northwestern outpost to see the town where the acclaimed movie Leviathan was filmed.
Author: Mikhail Mordasov
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

Crimean Sojourn

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2015
Mikhai Mordasov has been traveling all over Crimea since the annexation last spring. He shares this moving photo feature story.
Author: Mikhail Mordasov
Translator: Maria Antonova
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

Winter Wonderland

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2012
Turning Sochi into an Olympic city in time for the 2014 games is a Herculean task. It does not help that environmentalists, local residents and bookkeepers are all wary. And then there is Georgia, just a few kilometers away.
Author: Maria Antonova
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov
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