25 small Russian settlements, named in XIX century in favor to liberated European regions and cities. This research digs into the depths of contemporary Russia while linking it with the outside world.
Arkaim is a fortified settlement, dated to III-II century B.C. It was discovered in USSR in 1987. Every year, at the day of the solstice at June 22th, up to 15.000 people visit Arkaim. Every person has his own motives for visiting.
Author visits Arkaim and study this sociocultural phenomenon since 2005.
4 days with Ksenia Sobchak
Ksenia Sobchak, the Russian TV celebrity, socialite, and daughter of President Vladimir Putin’s political mentor, brought her long-shot campaign for the presidency to the United States. Roman was hired by her team to document her entire visit.
36 Williamsburg (Brooklyn, New York) business owners talk about their experience and what they love about it.
My fellow Americans
23 visitors of the Inauguration Day 2017 in Washington DC sharing their expectations about the next 4 years.
Red Letter Night
Those who work so we can fully celebrate New Year. Russia, December 31th, Magnitogorsk.
Similarities between two different holidays with same purpose: American Christmas and Russian New Year, as seen through the typology of the holiday tree sellers.
Young kart racers, stared their sport career at the age from 4 to 7. Some of these boys go to the race track for the thrill of the game, the risk, and their dreams. Others go because their parents want them, too.
First Expedition Company
“FEC” (also known as Pecom) is the largest Russian expedition and shipping company. It shares about 25% on this market. Here is promotional, editorial, advertising and portrait photography I made for this company since 2012.
Beneath the surreal world of darkness, music, alcohol and dance, lie thousands of untold stories and strange characters, gathered in one place to pursue their dissolving eternal youth. 2008–2016
A personal thing to everyone
70 years after Sovier Army liberated Europe from nazi regime, visitors of the Moscow Victory Day Parade at 9th May 2015, share what Great Patriotic War and the victory day mean to them.