Natalia Shkurenok is a Saint-Petersburg based journalist, writing for The New Times, Snob, Colta, ArtNews Paper and Novaya Gazeta.
How this grassroots initiative in St Petersburg is making a World Cup for everyone
Major sporting events speak to people in the language of money, prestige and officialdom. But they can – and must –...
“I love you with all my heart”: Russian Gulag historian Yuri Dmitriyev's final word in court
Despite repeated forensic analysis to the contrary, this Russian historian has spent 13 months in pre-trial...
The historian who dug too deep
This year isn’t just the centenary of the October Revolution; it also marks 80 years since the start of the Great...
After the bomb: crisis management in Petersburg
After last month's metro attack, residents of St Petersburg remain defiant, if unruly. Русский
In St Petersburg, long-distance truck drivers are holding out for victory
Russia’s long-distance truck drivers have started a nationwide strike. But without support from political parties or...
St Petersburg: in search of solidarity
Recent months have seen Petersburg residents mobilise themselves to control what happens in their town. This week’s...