Nine

24 days ago

These portraits demonstrate the true diversity of Russian society, and the challenges still faced by minorities

calvertjournal.com

My mum is Buryat, my dad is Russian. Importantly for my identity, he’s also part Belarusian. So, I usually say that I’m half Belarusian, half Buryat. As far as the Buryats are concerned, of course, I’m Russian.