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Epic journeys, crime thrillers and Keanu Reeves: Siberia through the eyes of foreign filmmakers

Epic journeys, crime thrillers and Keanu Reeves: Siberia through the eyes of foreign filmmakers

Brodka is bending all the rules with her infectious Brutalist-inspired pop

Brodka is bending all the rules with her infectious Brutalist-inspired pop

A new Estonian coin features ancient Karelian rock paintings

A new Estonian coin features ancient Karelian rock paintings

Russian action art is prolific. But is it time to stop treating self-harm as art?

Russian action art is prolific. But is it time to stop treating self-harm as art?

In her novel Catch the Rabbit, Lana Bastašić explores who tells the story of Yugoslavia’s ethnic conflict

In her novel Catch the Rabbit, Lana Bastašić explores who tells the story of Yugoslavia’s ethnic conflict

Documentary Lost Kids on the Beach traces the collective voice of Romania’s 90s generation

Documentary Lost Kids on the Beach traces the collective voice of Romania’s 90s generation

The Pentagon and the Titanic: the story behind the grand homes of the Roma capital Soroca in Moldova

The Pentagon and the Titanic: the story behind the grand homes of the Roma capital Soroca in Moldova

Treasure City is an enchanting ensemble tale of a Hungarian city at twilight | Film of the Week

Treasure City is an enchanting ensemble tale of a Hungarian city at twilight | Film of the Week

Fyodor Dostoevsky: where to start with his literature

Fyodor Dostoevsky: where to start with his literature

Svetlana Alexievich’s next book is on ‘revolution with a woman’s face’ in Belarus

Svetlana Alexievich’s next book is on ‘revolution with a woman’s face’ in Belarus

Good Evening (Eastern) Europe: the 8 songs and scandals making Eurovision 2021

Good Evening (Eastern) Europe: the 8 songs and scandals making Eurovision 2021

Documenting Ukraine’s student dormitories and a generation ready for change

Documenting Ukraine’s student dormitories and a generation ready for change

How a supernatural Slavic mafia set up home in the American Midwest

How a supernatural Slavic mafia set up home in the American Midwest

St Petersburg’s artists are redrawing the boundaries for Russian poster art

St Petersburg’s artists are redrawing the boundaries for Russian poster art

Hungary’s PM wants his own law against ‘LGBTQ+ propaganda’

Hungary’s PM wants his own law against ‘LGBTQ+ propaganda’

Meet the Moldovan photographer documenting Gen Z’s love affair with 90s post-Soviet subcultures

Meet the Moldovan photographer documenting Gen Z’s love affair with 90s post-Soviet subcultures

5 films from Georgia you won’t want to miss

5 films from Georgia you won’t want to miss

Ágota Kristóf’s ‘The Notebook’ is a tale of twisted morality and survival during wartime | Calvert Reads

Ágota Kristóf’s ‘The Notebook’ is a tale of twisted morality and survival during wartime | Calvert Reads

Polish actor hijacks EU awards speech to scream in solidarity with Belarus

Polish actor hijacks EU awards speech to scream in solidarity with Belarus

The story of Rustam Khalfin, the artist who used Kazakhstani culture to tackle the universe’s biggest questions

The story of Rustam Khalfin, the artist who used Kazakhstani culture to tackle the universe’s biggest questions