Soviet submarines and an expelled diplomat: an intriguing spy operation in 80s Ireland reimagined through photography

Soviet submarines and an expelled diplomat: an intriguing spy operation in 80s Ireland reimagined through photography

5 Instagram accounts flying the flag for queer Russian love

5 Instagram accounts flying the flag for queer Russian love

The grit and glory of New Belgrade’s communist architecture

The grit and glory of New Belgrade’s communist architecture

Watch Soviet rom-com Slave of Love online for free

Watch Soviet rom-com Slave of Love online for free

An Instagram account places art history’s most famous works in 2020 Bucharest

An Instagram account places art history’s most famous works in 2020 Bucharest

‘An informational catastrophe.’ 100 Ukrainian artists respond to the Chernobyl disaster with VR

‘An informational catastrophe.’ 100 Ukrainian artists respond to the Chernobyl disaster with VR

River under earth: capturing Russia’s hidden pagan past and present

River under earth: capturing Russia’s hidden pagan past and present

Tito on film: how the myth of Yugoslavia was built on the silver screen

Tito on film: how the myth of Yugoslavia was built on the silver screen

From Trump’s wall to the Hungarian border, Rafal Milach discusses the rising ‘ideology of division’

From Trump’s wall to the Hungarian border, Rafal Milach discusses the rising ‘ideology of division’

Poland is a divided country. We spent 3 years on the road trying to understand why

Poland is a divided country. We spent 3 years on the road trying to understand why

Portraits of Russia: emerging photographers capture the faces of a young nation

Portraits of Russia: emerging photographers capture the faces of a young nation

Saving Narkomfin: the modernist building at the heart of the Soviet Union’s 1930s culture wars

Saving Narkomfin: the modernist building at the heart of the Soviet Union’s 1930s culture wars

More connected and yet more lonely: a Russian director explores our lives, online and offline

More connected and yet more lonely: a Russian director explores our lives, online and offline

I spent 600 days walking the Silk Road, seeing the Caucasus and Central Asia by foot

I spent 600 days walking the Silk Road, seeing the Caucasus and Central Asia by foot

‘Warmth shifts moods’: 2 soothing Serbian poems on loss and longing for the chilly days ahead

‘Warmth shifts moods’: 2 soothing Serbian poems on loss and longing for the chilly days ahead

Georgian architecture studio unveil new coffee factory cocooned in folded concrete

Georgian architecture studio unveil new coffee factory cocooned in folded concrete

Experimental Russian composers showcase their lockdown pieces online

Experimental Russian composers showcase their lockdown pieces online

‘What do we have in common?’ 5 radical ideas for post-pandemic cities from the Tbilisi Architecture Biennial

‘What do we have in common?’ 5 radical ideas for post-pandemic cities from the Tbilisi Architecture Biennial

When 3 childhood friends take a road trip around Georgia, failed dreams and unbreakable bonds arise

When 3 childhood friends take a road trip around Georgia, failed dreams and unbreakable bonds arise

Uncomfortable yet funny, Hotshot is a compassionate film on a women's prison

Uncomfortable yet funny, Hotshot is a compassionate film on a women’s prison

Letter from the Sharr Mountains: on Kosovo’s highest peak, shepherds are keeping ancient traditions alive

Letter from the Sharr Mountains: on Kosovo’s highest peak, shepherds are keeping ancient traditions alive

Letter from Dargavs: life, death, and quarantine in the Caucasus' ancient necropolis

Letter from Dargavs: life, death, and quarantine in the Caucasus’ ancient necropolis

10 lesser-known nature escapes in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

10 lesser-known nature escapes in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

‘Till the end I'll run as fast as I can’: Czech synth sorceress Never Sol’s anthem for freedom

‘Till the end I’ll run as fast as I can’: Czech synth sorceress Never Sol’s anthem for freedom

Queer pop artist Dorian Electra releases new single mixed by Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova

Queer pop artist Dorian Electra releases new single mixed by Pussy Riot’s Nadya Tolokonnikova

Conceptual, fun, brightly coloured: introducing Russian illustrator Tribambuka

Conceptual, fun, brightly coloured: introducing Russian illustrator Tribambuka

The wrestlers proving that sometimes, the battlefield is the only way to find common ground

The wrestlers proving that sometimes, the battlefield is the only way to find common ground

A digital photo archive shows everyday life in 20th-century Romania

A digital photo archive shows everyday life in 20th-century Romania

Set in a one-bedroom apartment in Ljubljana, Half-Sister is a bittersweet portrait of fragmented family relations

Set in a one-bedroom apartment in Ljubljana, Half-Sister is a bittersweet portrait of fragmented family relations

Agasshin is the beauty zine giving Russians of colour the front page

Agasshin is the beauty zine giving Russians of colour the front page

Russian artist wins 2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award with a tender shot of an Amur tigeress

Russian artist wins 2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award with a tender shot of an Amur tigeress

From the darkest chapters of Czech history, Shadow Country delves into the hidden evil of the human psyche

From the darkest chapters of Czech history, Shadow Country delves into the hidden evil of the human psyche

Join the first ever Romanian-British Literary Festival

Join the first ever Romanian-British Literary Festival

7 days of New East cinema online

7 days of New East cinema online

Eastern Bloc architecture: 50 buildings that defined an era

Eastern Bloc architecture: 50 buildings that defined an era

Budapest in focus: a special report on the battle for contemporary culture in Orbán's Hungary

Budapest in focus: a special report on the battle for contemporary culture in Orbán’s Hungary

Dragostea Din Tei: catching up with O-Zone 16 years after making Europop history

Dragostea Din Tei: catching up with O-Zone 16 years after making Europop history

Kosovo is being shut out from the digital world — and Covid-19 means the stakes have never been higher

Kosovo is being shut out from the digital world — and Covid-19 means the stakes have never been higher

The Kosovan painter capturing Yugoslavia’s socialist architecture beyond time and space

The Kosovan painter capturing Yugoslavia’s socialist architecture beyond time and space

Your Covid-19 stories have made this animated Russian fairytale

Your Covid-19 stories have made this animated Russian fairytale

Kyrgyz developers have created a video game to fight bride-kidnapping

Kyrgyz developers have created a video game to fight bride-kidnapping