Ideas & People

Learning Russian: The Calvert Journal’s ultimate cultural guide

Learning Russian: The Calvert Journal’s ultimate cultural guide

How TikTok is helping Poland’s pro-choice campaigners engage a new generation

How TikTok is helping Poland’s pro-choice campaigners engage a new generation

This Russian app wants to bring you closer to nature through art

This Russian app wants to bring you closer to nature through art

‘It doesn’t feel safe to be a reporter here’: how the death of a journalist shook Georgia

‘It doesn’t feel safe to be a reporter here’: how the death of a journalist shook Georgia

Russian entrepreneurs have just launched tattoo-QR codes to prove your Covid status

Russian entrepreneurs have just launched tattoo-QR codes to prove your Covid status

Rock and Rijeka: how Yugoslav youth magazine Val changed one Croatian city forever

Rock and Rijeka: how Yugoslav youth magazine Val changed one Croatian city forever

How Facebook became the new feminist battleground for #MeToo in the Western Balkans

How Facebook became the new feminist battleground for #MeToo in the Western Balkans

How collective Femiskop is using women’s stories to kickstart ecofeminism in Azerbaijan

How collective Femiskop is using women’s stories to kickstart ecofeminism in Azerbaijan

How digitising Tajikistan’s heritage is connecting a scattered diaspora

How digitising Tajikistan’s heritage is connecting a scattered diaspora

Cream Soda’s new music video is a hypnotic AI-generated journey into the complexity of human emotions

Cream Soda’s new music video is a hypnotic AI-generated journey into the complexity of human emotions

VIJ! How one Bulgarian magazine defied the odds and became a cultural institution

VIJ! How one Bulgarian magazine defied the odds and became a cultural institution

From cassette cinemas to home-made joysticks: how new media revolutionised Poland behind the Iron Curtain

From cassette cinemas to home-made joysticks: how new media revolutionised Poland behind the Iron Curtain

Latvia’s Kora app wants to pay you to save the planet

Latvia’s Kora app wants to pay you to save the planet

Marie Claire Ukraine heralds a new era by switching from Russian to Ukrainian

Marie Claire Ukraine heralds a new era by switching from Russian to Ukrainian

The Croatian entrepreneur fighting for quality education for disabled children

The Croatian entrepreneur fighting for quality education for disabled children

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

‘Our project was born of despair’: why Russia’s media start-up pioneers are looking beyond Moscow

‘Our project was born of despair’: why Russia’s media start-up pioneers are looking beyond Moscow

Why the Russian government’s TikTok rebrand is doomed to fail

Why the Russian government’s TikTok rebrand is doomed to fail

Spotify to launch in 85 new markets, including the Caucasus and Central Asia

Spotify to launch in 85 new markets, including the Caucasus and Central Asia

What a lost licence for Hungary’s independent Klubrádió means for press freedom

What a lost licence for Hungary’s independent Klubrádió means for press freedom