Photos from a whirlwind trip around Kazakhstan in search of adventure and serenity

Photos from a whirlwind trip around Kazakhstan in search of adventure and serenity

A brave campaign fooled Tbilisi’s fashion crowd — and raised awareness for homelessness

A brave campaign fooled Tbilisi’s fashion crowd — and raised awareness for homelessness

Thrifting and teen thrills: photos of Russian youth's love affair with second-hand clothes

Thrifting and teen thrills: photos of Russian youth’s love affair with second-hand clothes

Go rooftop glamping in Moscow and see the city from new heights

Go rooftop glamping in Moscow and see the city from new heights

These mind-bending photos bring Inception to life in Russia

These mind-bending photos bring Inception to life in Russia

In Russia, everyday road signs are beautiful, baffling pieces of public art

In Russia, everyday road signs are beautiful, baffling pieces of public art

Telegram Open Network: Pavel Durov’s bid to build a sovereign online economy to rival Bitcoin

Telegram Open Network: Pavel Durov’s bid to build a sovereign online economy to rival Bitcoin

Under a cloud: what’s it like to live in the town next door to Chernobyl?

Under a cloud: what’s it like to live in the town next door to Chernobyl?

Party at Kyiv’s momentous queer rave, where safety and acceptance come first

Party at Kyiv’s momentous queer rave, where safety and acceptance come first

Inside the idyllic but deserted ‘American’ suburb on the edge of Ashgabat

Inside the idyllic but deserted ‘American’ suburb on the edge of Ashgabat

Amongst post-Soviet decay, a quiet Jewish revival is taking root in Belarus

Amongst post-Soviet decay, a quiet Jewish revival is taking root in Belarus

5 Russian brands proving that streetwear isn’t just a man’s game

5 Russian brands proving that streetwear isn’t just a man’s game

These LGBTQ Instagram accounts show that queer life in Russia is vibrant, loving, and defiant

These LGBTQ Instagram accounts show that queer life in Russia is vibrant, loving, and defiant

Photographers, don’t miss your chance to apply for ISSP’s distinguished mentorship programme

Photographers, don’t miss your chance to apply for ISSP’s distinguished mentorship programme

Sex with Stalin? A new video game lets you seduce the Soviet leader

Sex with Stalin? A new video game lets you seduce the Soviet leader

Russian media and cultural figures rally round arrested investigative journalist Ivan Golunov as protests continue

Russian media and cultural figures rally round arrested investigative journalist Ivan Golunov as protests continue

‘I woke up’: ahead of presidential elections in Kazakhstan, a young creative class fights for its future

‘I woke up’: ahead of presidential elections in Kazakhstan, a young creative class fights for its future

Catch the best names in Russian streetwear and rap in Moscow this weekend

Catch the best names in Russian streetwear and rap in Moscow this weekend

What’s behind the recent craze for Yugoslavia’s modern architecture?

What’s behind the recent craze for Yugoslavia’s modern architecture?

Secret histories: LGBTQ life in pre-revolutionary Russia

Secret histories: LGBTQ life in pre-revolutionary Russia

Beyond Riga: as young Latvians start to leave the capital, where will the nation’s next hotspot be?

Beyond Riga: as young Latvians start to leave the capital, where will the nation’s next hotspot be?

5 minute guide to St Petersburg: post-industrial chic meets imperial glamour on the Gulf of Finland

5 minute guide to St Petersburg: post-industrial chic meets imperial glamour on the Gulf of Finland

5 minute guide to Minsk: Stalinist chic and relaxing parks in the Belarusian capital

5 minute guide to Minsk: Stalinist chic and relaxing parks in the Belarusian capital

Could a €1 billion carbon-neutral town filled with greenhouses be coming to Hungary?

Could a €1 billion carbon-neutral town filled with greenhouses be coming to Hungary?

HBO’s Chernobyl tells a version of Soviet history that’s vital for both Russia and America

HBO’s Chernobyl tells a version of Soviet history that’s vital for both Russia and America

Set sail past King’s Landing and other Game of Thrones locations on a new cruise

Set sail past King’s Landing and other Game of Thrones locations on a new cruise

In bloom: see a generation blossom in Latvia’s magical wilderness

In bloom: see a generation blossom in Latvia’s magical wilderness

One photographer gives herself permission to remember lost love

One photographer gives herself permission to remember lost love

This Russian label is making adjustable agender clothing to fight fast fashion

This Russian label is making adjustable agender clothing to fight fast fashion

How football brought Moldova and Transnistria together, despite 27 years of frozen conflict

How football brought Moldova and Transnistria together, despite 27 years of frozen conflict

Gosha Rubchinskiy fuses 90s style with the Russian avant-garde in new collection with Diesel

Gosha Rubchinskiy fuses 90s style with the Russian avant-garde in new collection with Diesel

5 minute guide to Prague: indulgent cakes and Cubist design in the ever-popular Czech capital

5 minute guide to Prague: indulgent cakes and Cubist design in the ever-popular Czech capital

Celebrate the dazzling electric guitar tradition of Azerbaijan with Mountains of Tongues

Celebrate the dazzling electric guitar tradition of Azerbaijan with Mountains of Tongues

New East women: celebrating women in the year of #MeToo

New East women: celebrating women in the year of #MeToo  

Startup cities 2019: the 5 hubs vying to become the world’s next Silicon Valley

Startup cities 2019: the 5 hubs vying to become the world’s next Silicon Valley

Makers of Siberia: meet the trailblazing entrepreneurs revolutionising Siberia's creative landscape

Makers of Siberia: meet the trailblazing entrepreneurs revolutionising Siberia’s creative landscape

Babushka scarves are having a moment. How did ASAP Rocky launch the unlikely trend?

Babushka scarves are having a moment. How did ASAP Rocky launch the unlikely trend?

This eerie scene from a Kyrgyz sanatorium conjures the disquiet of The Shining

This eerie scene from a Kyrgyz sanatorium conjures the disquiet of The Shining

Think you can design a new logo for Montenegro?

Think you can design a new logo for Montenegro?

Last breath? A Moscow artist contemplates death with a wearable mask organ

Last breath? A Moscow artist contemplates death with a wearable mask organ

Discover the satisfying simplicity of Poland’s housing blocks

Discover the satisfying simplicity of Poland’s housing blocks