Spotlight on Russia's thriving samizdat scene

Sasha Pershakova, for The Calvert Journal, explores the inspiring world of Russian zines:

Self-publishing, or samizdat, was how censored writers, thinkers or underground artists disseminated their work during Soviet times. But it’s still widespread in Russia today: a way of showcasing work and staying independent from advertising or political control. 

Shot of fashion zine JMB |  The Calvert Journal

Shot of fashion zine JMB | The Calvert Journal

Shot of Meow Magazine |  The Calvert Journal  

Shot of Meow Magazine | The Calvert Journal