A guide to the New East


Anna Egorova

Anna is digital producer specialising in leading outsourced full-stack production teams. She is currently a masters student at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. 

Website: www.anna.ae
Email: [email protected]

Masha Egupova

Masha Egupova is a freelance journalist from Vladivostok, a city in the Russian Far East on the Pacific coast. She writes about social, political and media issues in Russia, Hungary and Egypt as well as her hometown. A keen traveller, Egupova divides her time between Cairo, Bangkok and Budapest. She also writes a travelog about her experiences in in each country. 

Richard Ensor

Richard Ensor is an Australian-born journalist living a double life in Berlin and Saint Petersburg.  He edits Prospekt Magazine and has worked for The Moscow Times.  

Aleks Eror

 Aleks Eror is a Berlin-based journalist raised between London and Belgrade. His work has been published by the Guardian, the New Republic, Vice, i-D & Slate, amongst others.


A professional translator and proofreader for 10 years who speaks English, German and Dutch and is passionate about Central and Eastern Europe, post-communist pop music, and Polish and Romanian cinema. Self-employed since 2012, he writes critically on popular music under the pseudonym eurovicious for Balkanist and Sofabet, and maintains Spotify's most popular Balkan music playlist.

Ian Evtushenko

Born under the Northern Lights, Ian moved in Moscow where he dived in the world of urban journalism. Since then he has been a deputy editor of the Hooligan magazine and has written for many newspapers and magazines about food and culture.