Best of Russia 2015: Photos speak louder than words

The "Best of Russia" photo project, unprecedented in scale and covering all regions of the country, takes place annually. RBTH selects the most interesting pictures each year. / “Children see God, adults see a priest.” A Christmas celebration in Kaliningrad.

The "Best of Russia" photo project, unprecedented in scale and covering all regions of the country, takes place annually. RBTH selects the most interesting pictures each year. / “Children see God, adults see a priest.” A Christmas celebration in Kaliningrad.

Vitalyi Nevar
The selected best photographs of Russia.
The largest section of the “Best of Russia” photo project is called “People. Events. Everyday Life.” We’ve chosen some of the best shots. / The winner in the reindeer-breeder competition among men.
A young figure skater during a competition.
A Douglas DC-3 plane from World War II during the International Space and Aviation Salon in Zhukovsky, Russia.
Housewarming.
Members of the Masai tribe in the Tretyakov Gallery looking at Valentin Serov’s painting, “The Girl with Peaches”.
A photo from a series about unwed mothers bringing up disabled children. Karina age 16 with her mother.
A building yard of a new metro station, Khodynka Field.
Fellow travelers on a suburban train.
Victory in each move: professional athlete Stanislav Byrakov.
Hope: fighting for life.
Mass-meeting after the assassination of Russian politician Boris Nemtsov (in Russian the name Boris is consonant with “ boris” (Борись) – to fight against).
Still together. May 2015.
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