A guide to the New East

Sins of the fathers

Dark satire Clergy is fuelling public pressure on the Catholic Church in Poland

Stop press

Has a journalist revolt at Forbes Russia saved the magazine’s independence?

Run the world

Zeré Asylbek called out gender disparity in Kyrgyzstan and she’s only getting started

In the balance

Saving the ancient tightrope tradition of Dagestan

Daria Garnik

Remembering Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space

New East Photo Prize 2018

Get to know our finalists

Culinary Kiev

Your guide to the tastes of the New East’s latest food and drink capital

Green eyes

Make your Instagram followers jealous at these stunning New East botanical gardens

Inside track

The musicians behind Kiev’s Brave! Factory festival offer their city highlights