Irina Popova is a Russian loner photographer and journalist who is not afraid to show people the worst part of her own motherland. Irina’s photo project ‘Russia as it is’ is about poverty and life in misery in all parts of the country. This series of scandalous pictures she had been making from 2006 to 2012 travelling around different Russian regions.
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The Photographer: Irina Popova | Compilation: Sean Sheepskin