101 kilometres from Moscow, a writer-doctor lays bare the contradictions and intrigue of Russian life

101 kilometres from Moscow, a writer-doctor lays bare the contradictions and intrigue of Russian life

A new crop of Romanian photographers is taking over Europe’s festival for young talent

A new crop of Romanian photographers is taking over Europe’s festival for young talent

A nation’s tensions are laid bare in Kyiv’s colourful city-within-a-city. Welcome to Comfort Town

A nation’s tensions are laid bare in Kyiv’s colourful city-within-a-city. Welcome to Comfort Town

This Russian photographer’s delicate sculptures will make you rethink waste and consumption

This Russian photographer’s delicate sculptures will make you rethink waste and consumption

Ukrainian media hit by national language law

Ukrainian media hit by national language law

Tbilisi Art Fair is back and proving real creativity goes way beyond the Venice Biennale

Tbilisi Art Fair is back and proving real creativity goes way beyond the Venice Biennale

This award-winning Macedonian documentary shows us just how fragile our link with nature is

This award-winning Macedonian documentary shows us just how fragile our link with nature is

A restorative view from one of Georgia’s most famous landmarks

A restorative view from one of Georgia’s most famous landmarks

The much-derided plastic bag still gets loving treatment from some Russians

The much-derided plastic bag still gets loving treatment from some Russians

See Central Asia’s unique Soviet architecture in all its brutal glory

See Central Asia’s unique Soviet architecture in all its brutal glory

A rare moment of calm in the first round of Ukraine’s controversial presidential election

A rare moment of calm in the first round of Ukraine’s controversial presidential election

Garden to runway: meet the Croatian designer using flora to make unique printed patterns

Garden to runway: meet the Croatian designer using flora to make unique printed patterns

Are Russia’s female rappers finally winning their battle for respect?

Are Russia’s female rappers finally winning their battle for respect?

Yekaterinburg’s demolished TV tower is being rebuilt by AR

Yekaterinburg’s demolished TV tower is being rebuilt by AR

See Ukraine’s cities through the eyes of their bright young artists

See Ukraine’s cities through the eyes of their bright young artists

Check out the cuddly new mascots from Russia’s Olympic Committee

Check out the cuddly new mascots from Russia’s Olympic Committee

In conservative Poland, gay literary couple ‘Maryla Szymiczkowa’ are cutting a defiant path

In conservative Poland, gay literary couple ‘Maryla Szymiczkowa’ are cutting a defiant path

These mesmerising origami patterns will give you goosebumps

These mesmerising origami patterns will give you goosebumps

To combat Poland’s culture of shame, one designer is creating educational sex toys

To combat Poland’s culture of shame, one designer is creating educational sex toys

A daring new youth drama is set to put Slovenian cinema on the map

A daring new youth drama is set to put Slovenian cinema on the map

5 minute guide to St Petersburg: post-industrial chic meets imperial glamour on the Gulf of Finland

5 minute guide to St Petersburg: post-industrial chic meets imperial glamour on the Gulf of Finland

5 minute guide to Minsk: Stalinist chic and relaxing parks in the Belarusian capital

5 minute guide to Minsk: Stalinist chic and relaxing parks in the Belarusian capital

Into the Zone: 4 days inside Chernobyl’s secretive ‘stalker’ subculture

Into the Zone: 4 days inside Chernobyl’s secretive ‘stalker’ subculture

This Armenian festival in an abandoned fairground is the perfect getaway for ruin porn fans

This Armenian festival in an abandoned fairground is the perfect getaway for ruin porn fans

5 minute guide to Nur-Sultan: eat, drink, and party in Kazakhstan’s newly-renamed capital

5 minute guide to Nur-Sultan: eat, drink, and party in Kazakhstan’s newly-renamed capital

Hungary’s legendary auteur Béla Tarr is ditching retirement and heading back to the big screen

Hungary’s legendary auteur Béla Tarr is ditching retirement and heading back to the big screen

Inside the fight to preserve Almaty’s stunning Soviet-era monumental art

Inside the fight to preserve Almaty’s stunning Soviet-era monumental art

For these queer young Russians, makeup is both armour and a weapon

For these queer young Russians, makeup is both armour and a weapon

 Explore a dreamscape where the Balkans meet the USA

Explore a dreamscape where the Balkans meet the USA

Tashkent’s youth spread their wings as underground raves take root in Uzbekistan

Tashkent’s youth spread their wings as underground raves take root in Uzbekistan

Meet the 28-year-old entrepreneur building the media brand for a new Kazakhstan

Meet the 28-year-old entrepreneur building the media brand for a new Kazakhstan

Here I Come: watch the queer Russian web show that needs your help to survive

Here I Come: watch the queer Russian web show that needs your help to survive

Entrance is free: meet the St Petersburg community redefining the DIY music scene

Entrance is free: meet the St Petersburg community redefining the DIY music scene