Coced, in Russian, means “neighbor,” not the neighbor across the hall but rather like a flatmate. In Russian, there’s no equivalent, but the shared living spaces are common. From the soviet heritage of communal apartments to new forms of community living, I went out looking for these spaces of cohabitation in Moscow, Samara and St. Petersburg.
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