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After the Conflict in Osh

Much of the violent graffiti in Osh was blacked out after June’s ethnic cleansing to protect each area’s residents from further violence. It strikes me as interesting that the word “Kyrgyz” is written in the Kyrgyz language using a cyrillic [...]

April 17, 2011 Archives, Graffiti, Kyrgyzstan, Violence

Ethnic Conflict in Osh, Kyrgyzstan

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April 16, 2011 Archives, Graffiti, Kyrgyzstan, Post-Soviet, Violence
Russian Political Graffiti from the Summer 2009

Russian Political Graffiti from the Summer 2009

While not directly related to this project, I thought that this government-issued graffiti was a beautiful tribute to those Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) residents who suffered and fought through the 900-day Nazi blockade with such nobility and courage. The plaque below [...]

January 13, 2011 Archives, Graffiti, Post-Soviet, Russia, Saint Petersburg