A guide to the New East

Remembering Viktor Tsoi

Why the rebellious rock poet is still a hero for our time

Welcome to the club

How Soviet avant-garde architects reimagined labour and leisure

Kantemir Balagov

The twenty-something from the North Caucasus who wowed Cannes

Coming through the air

Pollution and post-communism in urban China

Go east

Journey from the New East into East Asia

Alone together

Searching for human connection on the streets of Tokyo

Beyond Tbilisi

5 must-see spots in Georgia outside the capital

Letter from Astana

Searching for tradition in Kazakhstan’s postmodern capital

Summer escapes

Beat the urban crowds at these New East oases