Documentary

Pietro Masturzo, photographer, World Press Photo 2010 Winner. © Sasha Krasnov, 2010

Pietro Masturzo

Red October, a former candy plant in Moscow. Having been adored by Soviet kids for the sweet smell of chocolate and candies, now it no longer produces sweets…

Yevgeny Yevtushenko. Poet of the Khrushchev thaw. © Sasha Krasnov, 2005

Yevgeny Yevtushenko. Soviet-era poet

Yetushenko is a world-famous Russian poet, who was the first to break the silence about the massacre of thousands of Jews in Babi Yar in Kiev. It takes…

Marc Riboud, photographer and former vice-president of Magnum Photos. © Sasha Krasnov, 2005

Marc Riboud. Flower power memories

This photo came to life in February 2005 during the Photobiennale Moscow. Looking through its programme I discovered that photographers Marc Riboud and Joel Peter Witkin would hold…

Chuck Berry performing "Johnny B. Goode"

Chuck Berry. Moments from a single concert

It happened in about 2006. I no longer remember the exact date. My friend who was as a sound engineer at the Moscow music club B-1 often offered…