Russians are often funny in that we realize our own shortcomings, but still take pride in a lot of what makes life difficult for us. There is always comfort in knowing you did not bend, and to a Russian, ‘not bending’ is both kryptonite and a source of strength.
The annual Russia-based super race is now behind us, with six brave athletes from six countries traversing nearly 10,000 kilometers across eight time zones in 25 days. Check out the photos and stories!
Society is not ready to accept the polyamorous view on love: the right to have a relationship with multiple people, without the torment from pangs of guilt. Some people, however, think that society’s view on the issue will begin to change. Russia Beyond’s correspondents met with Muscovites who identify as polyamorous.