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Dislocation: Unsound festival announces 2018 Baku debut

24 April 2018 · Baku · Azerbaijan
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Baku, Azerbaijan. Image: Niyaz Bakılı under a CC licence

Experimental music festival Unsound is heading to Azerbaijan for its first ever event in the Caucasus country.

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Azerbaijan border police have released a music video

23 April 2018 · Azerbaijan
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Azerbaijan has released a new music video with plenty of epic rock guitar riffs in honour of the military unit that guards its borders.

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See the minimalist open air chapel transforming this sleepy Slovenian village

23 April 2018 · Slovenia
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  • Image: Miran Kambič

  • Image: Miran Kambič

  • Image: Miran Kambič

  • Image: Miran Kambič

  • Image: Miran Kambič

  • Image: Miran Kambič

Nestled a few kilometres away from the ancient Slovenian city of Ptuj, the village of Skorba has transformed over the past decade from a quiet rural outpost to a growing commuter suburb.

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Kazakhstan announces new Bollywood movie project

23 April 2018 · Kazakhstan
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Image: Mouser Williams under a CC licence

Bollywood film producers have agreed to set a new film in one of Kazakhstan’s historic beauty spots, local officials have announced.

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Russian streetwear brand Yunost launches KFC collection

23 April 2018 · Russia
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  • Image: Yunost X KFC

  • Image: Yunost X KFC

  • Image: Yunost X KFC

  • Image: Yunost X KFC

  • Image: Yunost X KFC

  • Image: Yunost X KFC

  • Image: Yunost X KFC

Post-Soviet poster boy Gosha Rubchinsky collabed with Burberry and Carhartt WIP. Moscow-based label Walk of Shame brought a new edge to its work with Reebok. Now Russian streetwear brand Yunost has launched its own fashion collaboration — with global fast food chain KFC.

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Check out This is Me, Russia’s indie answer to Girls

20 April 2018 · Russia
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  • The trailer for the second season of This is Me

Russian web series This Is Me (Eto Ya) was born from a small budget and big hopes.

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Follow of the week: discover this Hungarian artist’s bright and surreal collages

20 April 2018 · Hungary · Uzbekistan
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Franziska Barczyk is a Hungarian collage artist based between Toronto and New York, working with media and publishers.

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Russian rapper Husky’s new video is Trainspotting set in Georgia

19 April 2018 · Georgia · Russia
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One of the stars of Russia’s mainstream rap scene, Husky, has released a new dark and gritty video shot on the streets of Georgia.

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Skyshelter.Zip: Polish architects win global award for folding skyscraper

19 April 2018 · Poland
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  • Image: Skyshelter.Zip/eVolo

  • Image: Skyshelter.Zip/eVolo

A Polish-designed high-rise that can fold away and be transported by helicopter has won a global competition for skyscraper design.

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This new game lets you play Tetris with Soviet-era apartment blocks

18 April 2018 · Lithuania
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  • Image: Lukas Valiauga

  • Image: Lukas Valiauga

  • Image: Lukas Valiauga

Alongside vodka and large furry hats, Tetris has to be one of Russia’s most famous exports.

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