A guide to the New East


Behind the scenes of Russia’s controversial upcoming LGBTQ drama

The New East goes underground

The best contemporary art galleries you’ve never heard of

Picture houses

A last glimpse of Moscow’s beautiful and derelict Soviet cinemas

Karol Palka

Walk the corridors of power in these faded communist-era hotels

Join The Cool

An alternative Ukrainian school graduation album

Vika Eksta

Unearthing the folkloric power of Latvia’s Devil’s Lake

Letter from Herzegovina

Daredevil diving and painful history in a modern Bosnia on the edge

Culinary Kiev

Your guide to the tastes of the New East’s latest food and drink capital

Green eyes

Make your Instagram followers jealous at these stunning New East botanical gardens