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Mikhail Mordasov

12 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

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.


House on the Embankment

Russian Life: July/August 2018
If these walls could talk. The history and horror of one of the most epic construction projects of the Soviet era.
Author: Nadezhda Grebennikova
Translator: Paul E. Richardson
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

Living 100 Russian Years

Russian Life: May/June 2018
You can be sure that someone born in 1917 in Russia will have stories to tell. Galina Grebneva has more than her fair share.
Authors: Paul E. Richardson and Nadezhda Grebennikova
Illustrations/Images: Mikhail Mordasov

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 Seligman 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: Natalya 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