Varvara Pomidor

“I was born in Leningrad in 1975. It was December 5th, that day was a holiday dedicated to the adoption of the Stalinist constitution. In my family, almost everyone is an artist. I’ve always drawn. I worked as a graphic designer during my studies, and later as an artistic director in a company. But I wanted to draw, so

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Polina Petrouchina

Polina does not just make comics on paper, some are realized on fabric, on tiles, in fact even on dresses. Some of her stories are a little like choreography: motives, movement, rhythm. Others are inspired by the Russian cultural heritage: songs (The Black Cat which is inspired by a song by Bulat Akudjava a Russian singer of the

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Aleksei Nikitin

Aleksei was born in 1953 Moscow, Russia. In 1968-1972 he studied at the “Year 1905″ Moscow Regional Art College, Section of Industrial Graphics and Advertising and in 1973-1976 he  studied at Moscow Polygraphic Institute, Department of Artistic and Technical Design of Printed Matter. Since 1979 he is co-organizer of the Moscow Archive of New Art and co-founded the APTART

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Russian Short Comics

On this blog you can find a collection of Russian short comics who were recently published (online, in newspapers, magazines etc.).
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Animator

This database contains information about all Russian and former Soviet animations. “Russian animation in letter and figures.”
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Cartoon Twins

The Cartoon Twins website publishes cartoons who look very similar to each other. For you to decide: plagiarism, imitation or coincidence?
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Soviet Children’s Picture Books

The International Institute of Social History (Dutch) houses a rich collection of manuscripts, books and pamphlets documenting the social and political history of Russia and the Soviet Union. It is also home to a fine collection of Russian children’s picture books from the 1920s and 1930s, which is presented here.
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A Russian Diary: 2010

Redstone Press (UK) published a diary illustrated with Russian children’s books dating from 1920 till 1935. 
Through the ’20s and ’30s, in the early Soviet Union, there flowered briefly a golden age of children’s books. Great artists and writers, often prohibited from other work, created a benign and fabulous alternative world. It was a world made for children, where learning

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Adopted from Russia

Online webshop where you can buy Russian animated films some even with English audio or subtitles. Most of these films were made in Russia’s Soyuzmultfilm Studio.
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Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse magazine is the most popular, regularly published, children’s comics magazine in Russia. The magazine was launched in 1989 and moved to weekly in January 2003.
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