A guide to the New East

Venice Biennale 2017

Explore this year’s highlights from artists representing the New East

Art in Nizhny Tagil

How a generation of young artists is transforming Russia’s decaying heartland

Almaty

What to do in Kazakhstan’s cultural capital

Tanks and tulips

A vibrant look at Victory Day celebrations in Minsk

War on Instagram

Merging conflict and everyday life in Christopher Nunn’s photos of Ukraine

Heading east

One photographer’s wild 15,000km ride from Scotland to Mongolia

Letter from Dushanbe

Can Tajik artists rebuild their capital in the aftermath of civil war?

Letter from Siberia

Through sands and mountains in search of a gulag ghost-town

Space travel

Your guide to celebrating Cosmonautics Day in Russia