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August 24, 2015 posted by Sean Sheepskin

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova

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.

 

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 1A rural hospital. Tver Region.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 2A rural hospital. Tver Region.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 3Tver.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 4The Salvation Army. Saint Petersburg.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 5Yaroslavl.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 6Tver.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 7Tver.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 8Tver.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 9Saint Petersburg.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 10Saint Petersburg.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 11Train from Saint Petersburg to Priozersk.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 12Nizhny Novgorod.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 13Tatarstan.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 14Novosibirsk.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 15Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 16Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 17Tver Region.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 18Tver Region.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 19Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 20Tver.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 21Tver.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 22Train from Tver to Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 23Moscow Region.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 24Tver Region.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 25Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 26Novosibirsk.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 27Novosibirsk.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 28Karelia

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 29An orphanage in Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 30Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 31A gastarbeiters home. Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 32Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 33Unknown place.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 34Tver.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 35Tver.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 36Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 37Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 38Krasnoyarsk Region.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 39Krasnoyarsk Region.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 40

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 41Gastarbeiters are praying. Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 42Gastarbeiters in a train from Moscow to Dushanbe.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 43Gastarbeiters. Tver Region.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 44Gastarbeiters. Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 45A gastarbeiters home. Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 46Gastarbeiters in a train from Tver to Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 47Gastarbeiters. Tver.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 48Children of illegal gastarbeiters. Saint Petersburg.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 49Gastarbeiters. Moscow.

Russia as it is: Photos of Russian poor life by Irina Popova - 50A Tajik family. Tver Region.

The Photographer: Irina Popova | Compilation: Sean Sheepskin



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