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These are the most unusual New East places you need to visit in 2019

These are the most unusual New East places you need to visit in 2019

Tokyo masks: Pepa Hristova on her portraits from the world’s greatest metropolis

Tokyo masks: Pepa Hristova on her portraits from the world’s greatest metropolis

Taste of Riga: 6 of the best places to eat in the Latvian capital

Taste of Riga: 6 of the best places to eat in the Latvian capital

5 minute guide to Minsk: Stalinist chic and relaxing parks in the Belarusian capital

5 minute guide to Minsk: Stalinist chic and relaxing parks in the Belarusian capital

5 minute guide to Bishkek: striking Soviet mosaics and architectural gems in this modernist garden city

5 minute guide to Bishkek: striking Soviet mosaics and architectural gems in this modernist garden city

Kazan: your guide to the multicultural cool of Russia’s Tatar capital

Kazan: your guide to the multicultural cool of Russia’s Tatar capital

Kaliningrad: your guide to the unique cultural identity of Russia’s forward-thinking Baltic outpost

Kaliningrad: your guide to the unique cultural identity of Russia’s forward-thinking Baltic outpost

The 5 best St Petersburg bars guaranteed to get you dancing

The 5 best St Petersburg bars guaranteed to get you dancing

5 minute guide to Kiev: delicious food, budget bars, and a legendary rave scene

5 minute guide to Kiev: delicious food, budget bars, and a legendary rave scene

Grab your skates and hit these stunning New East ice rinks

Grab your skates and hit these stunning New East ice rinks

Saransk: discover the secret charm of the World Cup’s smallest and quirkiest city

Saransk: discover the secret charm of the World Cup’s smallest and quirkiest city

Rostov-on-Don: discover the secret spots and southern charm of this revitalised provincial capital

Rostov-on-Don: discover the secret spots and southern charm of this revitalised provincial capital

A New East Christmas: the Calvert guide to last-minute gifts this holiday season

A New East Christmas: the Calvert guide to last-minute gifts this holiday season

The New East goes underground: the best contemporary art galleries you’ve never heard of

The New East goes underground: the best contemporary art galleries you’ve never heard of

Baby, it's cold outside: 6 stylish retreats you need to visit this winter

Baby, it’s cold outside: 6 stylish retreats you need to visit this winter

Volgograd: the iconic river city that combines a heroic past with a progressive present

Volgograd: the iconic river city that combines a heroic past with a progressive present

Yekaterinburg: explore the enigmatic city that marks the boundary between Europe and Asia

Yekaterinburg: explore the enigmatic city that marks the boundary between Europe and Asia

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

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

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

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

24 hours in Bratislava: what to see and do in Slovakia’s stylish capital

24 hours in Bratislava: what to see and do in Slovakia’s stylish capital