Ideas & People

The boy whose fantastical visions of the Kosovo War captured the world

The boy whose fantastical visions of the Kosovo War captured the world

Behind the Yugoslav art movement that predicted the birth of digital art

Behind the Yugoslav art movement that predicted the birth of digital art

Assessing Limonov, Russia’s most controversial writer

Assessing Limonov, Russia’s most controversial writer

The street fitness movement defying Poland’s conservative mainstream

The street fitness movement defying Poland’s conservative mainstream

The Calvert Journal wins 2021 Lovie Award for best overall social presence

The Calvert Journal wins 2021 Lovie Award for best overall social presence

How one Belarusian football club is using digital means to forge a more democratic future

How one Belarusian football club is using digital means to forge a more democratic future

Learning Russian: The Calvert Journal’s ultimate cultural guide

Learning Russian: The Calvert Journal’s ultimate cultural guide

Russian perfumiers launch the first cologne to smell like a fighter jet

Russian perfumiers launch the first cologne to smell like a fighter jet

Why a Russian charity wants you to buy trash from Lake Baikal

Why a Russian charity wants you to buy trash from Lake Baikal

Kyiv Post closes amid row over editorial independence

Kyiv Post closes amid row over editorial independence

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

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

In the Name of Love: the story behind the erotic Latvian self-help guide that brought sex to the USSR

In the Name of Love: the story behind the erotic Latvian self-help guide that brought sex to the USSR

Novaya Gazeta editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov wins Nobel Peace Prize

Novaya Gazeta editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov wins Nobel Peace Prize

The controversies behind the Champions League underdog, Sheriff Tiraspol — explained

The controversies behind the Champions League underdog, Sheriff Tiraspol — explained

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

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

Estonian capital of Tallinn becomes European Green Capital for 2023

Estonian capital of Tallinn becomes European Green Capital for 2023

Video game Gorbachev: how the Soviet Union’s final leader became a 90s retro gaming legend

Video game Gorbachev: how the Soviet Union’s final leader became a 90s retro gaming legend

Marx on the beach: the forgotten story of Yugoslavia’s rebel communist summer school

Marx on the beach: the forgotten story of Yugoslavia’s rebel communist summer school