A guide to the New East


Matt Janney

Matthew is a contributor for The Calvert Journal. Graduating from Oxford with a Masters degree in Modern Languages, Matthew has a particular focus on Russian literature, specialising in the works of Vladimir Nabokov. Matthew has spent time living in both Russia and Georgia.

Bradley Jardine

Bradley Jardine is a British journalist based in Moscow. His work has appeared in The Guardian, The Moscow Times, RFE/RL and openDemocracy. You can follow him on Twitter @jardine_bradley

Jonathan Jones

Jonathan Jones is a South African illustrator who spends his time travelling between South Africa, Taiwan and the US. After graduating from the NMM University in Port Elizabeth with a degree in graphic design, he now creates playful, intimate illustrations, which take their inspiration from his everyday experiences. Other than drawing, Jonathan enjoys skateboarding in big cities and eating good food. You can follow him on Instagram here.