Satirical Anti-Fascist cards designed in 1943 by Ivan Ivanovich Kharkevich.
In 1942 a pack of ‘anti-fascist’ playing cards was designed by Vasiliy Andrianovich Vlasov mocking the rulers of Germany and the Axis powers.
Clubs represent the Russian Orthodox church, Hearts Roman Catholicism, Spades Confucianism and Diamonds represent Judaism.
‘Branle’ playing cards inspired by a 12th-century dance, produced by Noir Arts, USA, 2015.
Collective Arts pack designed by sixty-three collaborating artists, illustrators and designers, Russia, 2003.
Castle Rock Club playing cards featuring Russian rock stars and musicians, c. 2000.
Soviet and other Communist celebrities depicted on every card, designed by Vladislav Pankevitch.
“Cosmopolitan” № 2121 playing cards designed by Russian artist Valeri Mishin, 1996
“Cossack” playing cards, with artwork by O. Panchenko dedicated to the revival of the traditions of the Cossacks. Printed by the Colour Printing Plant, St Petersburg, 1994.
Dolls Gallery / Galereia kukol : karty igral’nye / published by Varvara Skripkina, 2003.
East Slavonic Mythology designed by Aleksey Orleansky (1994) featuring creatures from the watery underworld.
Epokha vozrozhdeniya (Age of Enlightenment): this pack has effectively become the Russian standard.