The architect, photographer and opposition activist Ilya Varlamov is one of Russia's best-known and most influential bloggers. Originally, he focused on urban issues (monument protection, ecology, traffic, design of public spaces). Once the war against Ukraine began Varlamov became more political. He is now only active on Youtube, where he has 4 million subscribers (December 2022).

Political orientation Critical of the government
Frequency of publication several times a week
Visits 1.000.000 - 5.000.000
Online payment model All content for free
Location Moscow, Russia
Area of distribution Nationwide
Established 2015
Twitter @varlamov