46 Russian Women on the Edge [30 photos]

Russian Women on the Edge [30 photos]

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Photos of different Russian women in totally different situations having one in common – in all those situations they are about on the edge to another strong emotion to come.

The one above is “Everyday routine – that what is killing the strongest feelings”

More below:

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“Women after the protest action”.

Russian woman 1

“Ukrainian prime minister in parliament”

Russian woman 3

“At Protest action”

Russian woman 4

“On dentists chair”

Russian woman 5

“Children crying near Isaac cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia”

Russian woman 6

“The concrete argument”

Russian woman 7

“Rope-jumping together”

Russian woman 8

“Granny, veteran, awarded with medals during the World War 2 finds her way thru winter St. Petersburg”

Russian woman 9

“At rock concert in on of Moscow clubs”

–nextpage–Russian woman 10

“Madame Hysterics”

Russian woman 11

“No name”

Russian woman 12

“Old Russian Woman”

Russian woman 13

“Principal of Russian countryside school”

Russian woman 14

“Women and the fire”

Russian woman 15

“About Russian women”

Russian woman 16

“About how small kids could irritate you, when they are not yours”

Russian woman 17

“Ukraine, Lvov, ‘Casanova’ club”

Russian woman 18

“Five minutes to departure”

Russian woman 19

“89 years old, partially paralized, the bed and the radio, gifts for holidays”

–nextpage–Russian woman 20Russian woman 22

“Woman promises big troubles to the seller when she found out at home the underweight in purchase”

Russian woman 23

“Before XXXXX, sorry before party”

Russian woman 24

“Old woman during street disorders”

Russian woman 25

“Preparing to school: selling old schoolbooks so that to buy new”

Russian woman 26

“One hour before”

Russian woman 27

“Mother sends his son, the special forces soldier, to Chechnya”

Russian woman 28

“Twillights, Christmass eve, the soul sounds the same”

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46 responses to “Russian Women on the Edge [30 photos]”

  1. OMG Russians are so poor, look how everything is devastated in Russia 🙁

  2. John from Kansas says:

    An interesting photo essay. Thanks for posting.

  3. Cubi says:

    The woman on pic 7 has stolen your nose!

  4. Lackluster says:

    Some great pics, love the hot Russian bird drinking tea, enclosed in the reflection of the babushka. Absolutely perfect, life in one picture.

  5. […] of different Russian women in totally different situations having one in common – in all those situations they are about on […]

  6. Danny says:

    These photo collections are always very interesting, I love coming back to this site every week.

  7. Shizo says:

    I really liked the one before the last photo, “Mother sends son to Chechnya”. The way she’s holding the gun reminded me of the time in my childhood when my brother finished his violin classes and my mom held his violin while he was putting on the coat.

  8. Jason says:

    Oh come on now english russia!!!!!!

    • abdu says:

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  9. Jason says:

    I have seen the situation in the top picture many times!

  10. max says:

    Great images.

  11. Finik says:

    Did you also drink up rest of the five bottles and now laying unconscious on the coach – on the edge of having a sweeping-brush in your head?

  12. M says:

    These are beautiful – so poignant. Thank you!

  13. Ukrainian says:

    Yes they’re really similar.

  14. Miss India says:

    OMG the reality of life in Russia is soo depressing. Why dont they give some of their gas revenue to those poor suffering Russians? 🙁

    • Moras says:

      The same reason why they don’t give more to the poor or the homeless in America or anywhere else for that matter.

  15. […] 20, 2009 at 10:02 pm (Photography) A translated source for these images can be found here on English Russia. The original source of the collection is from plasmastik on […]

  16. Moras says:

    OMG please believe EVERYTHING you see.

  17. :@ says:

    It could be interesting for you to know – Ukraine is NOT Russia!

  18. H. W. McDaniel says:

    My heartfelt thanks to the website owners. You have done so much to break down the barriers of language and politics. Every visit I make here hammers home the bedrock fact of our common humanity.
    Thank you very much.

  19. sher ali says:





  20. Dean Birinyi says:

    I am always intrigued by photojournalist talents to capture an instant of reality almost by instinct. Their story telling abilities are truly surprising, but I do wonder how much thought goes into selecting and captioning the photographs in post-production.

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  22. M N Rao says:

    If you are on anassignment to degrade & condemn a nation / race / people etc., it is not diffuclt at all to find more devastating scenes in any country, Russia or any place in Europe oor USA. I have seen Russia, lived in Russia and know the truth much better than those who indulge in such propaganda. I thought they would stop after finishing USSR off but was surprised to see such things being continued even today. I have visited and lived in many parts of both Western & Eastern Europe and still would have vouched for a life in Moscow of USSR. And mind it, I am an anti Communist though!

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  25. Lethal dose of valium for dogs….

    Drug valium….

  26. Josie says:

    The expressions on their faces; there is so much emotion, so much thought. It fascinates me.

  27. random_poster says:

    Yulia rocks!

  28. Thanks dude, I never knew that, thanks.

  29. Exceptional site, where did you come up with the info in this write-up? Im happy I found it though, ill be checking back soon to see what other articles you have.

  30. Feel sorry for them.

    Soendoro Soetanto

  31. russia_bound says:

    Some very interesting pictures, thanks for the upload…

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