As part of our collaborative investigation of Slavyanskiy Mir on the 9th, we’re creating a map of the market and starting a Slavyanskiy Mir page on Wikipedia.
Slavyanskiy Mir is an informal, partially open air market and bus station in Moscow. It sits at the “border” of what is considered old and new Moscow.
Moscow is a city without ethnic enclaves, but it has ethnic nodes in the form of local cafe communities. Anna Rocheva has been working with a team to study migrants’ perceptions of Moscow.