A guide to the New East

The new macho

Meet the Bosnian fashion designer rethinking Balkan masculinity

Blue Whale

How a social media phenomenon revealed the depth of Russia’s generation gap

The death of modernist Minsk?

The demolition of an architectural landmark in post-Soviet Belarus

Fighting spirit

Remembering the boxing gym that gave Polish youth hope

Lola Paprocka

The Polish photographer getting to the heart of brutalist Belgrade

Riga Photomonth

Explore post-truth and reality with our highlights from Latvia

Almaty

What to do in Kazakhstan’s cultural capital

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