STILLS FROM THE SERIES

Cinematographer Stuart McBratney captures Russia and Ukraine's vibrant colours, breathtaking scenery, and intriguing characters.

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The Singing Babushki.
The Singing Babushki.
A typical Russian feast.
A typical Russian feast.
In the navy...St Petersburg style.
In the navy...St Petersburg style.
Lenin and Lennon matrioshka dolls.
Lenin and Lennon matrioshka dolls.
Superstar! And Ruslana.
Superstar! And Ruslana.
Kiev's own Muscle Beach.
Kiev's own Muscle Beach.