Katerina and Zhanna ~ The human rights situation in Russia seems to be getting worse with time. We like to believe that one day the country will be free and happy, but in reality the policies our government is trying to implement do not seem to be ones that lead to a bright future. Eventually, our plan is to leave the country and move to Europe. That way, we can live our lives to the fullest and stop hiding away.
From Russia with Love | Muff Magazine - While we were creating issue one, the increasingly volatile situation for LGBT people in Russia prompted muff’s creative director Bukanova to commission a series of portraits and interviews featuring lesbian couples. So photographer Anastasia Ivanova packed her camera and travelled to meet the gay women living under Putin’s controversial presidency.