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Victoria Vziatysheva

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Latest posts by Victoria Vziatysheva

Life as a Vod, Russia’s Disappearing Ethnic Group

Made up of just a few dozen people, the world’s largest community of Vods lives outside St. Petersburg. Victoria Vziatysheva recently spoke to some of the Vods’ last living descendants.

A Russian Pilot Fights to Keep His Aging Aircraft From the Scrapheap

Alexander Poddubny has taken extraordinary measures to keep his Ilyushin Il-14 from the scrapheap, and now he's drowning in debt for his efforts.

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