Ideas & People

How a hike ruled by socialist-era bureaucracy became a Hungarian rite of a passage

How a hike ruled by socialist-era bureaucracy became a Hungarian rite of a passage

Surmounting the politics of the Transcaucasian Trail

Surmounting the politics of the Transcaucasian Trail

Grassroots: the community initiatives leading Lithuania’s urban farming revolution

Grassroots: the community initiatives leading Lithuania’s urban farming revolution

Excel-art: the series taking aim at corporate culture

Excel-art: the series taking aim at corporate culture

Must-read media: 10 of the best English-language magazines from across Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Must-read media: 10 of the best English-language magazines from across Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Desire International: unpacking the language of love and repression

Desire International: unpacking the language of love and repression

How one brand is reinventing contemporary fetishwear to create a more open conversation on sexuality

How one brand is reinventing contemporary fetishwear to create a more open conversation on sexuality

Svetlana Alexievich named among Forbes 50 over 50 list

Svetlana Alexievich named among Forbes 50 over 50 list

Fake Njuz: as Serbian media struggles, one satire site is speaking truth to power

Fake Njuz: as Serbian media struggles, one satire site is speaking truth to power

Explore Uzbekistan’s greatest landmark — via Minecraft

Explore Uzbekistan’s greatest landmark — via Minecraft

Elene Naveriani's film Wet Sand unearths Georgian society’s deeply-buried secrets

Elene Naveriani’s film Wet Sand unearths Georgian society’s deeply-buried secrets

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

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

Emotional Clothing: the smart garments that change colour based on your mood

Emotional Clothing: the smart garments that change colour based on your mood

‘People for the state or state for the people?’ Russian journalist accepts Nobel prize with call for press freedom

‘People for the state or state for the people?’ Russian journalist accepts Nobel prize with call for press freedom

Assessing Limonov, Russia’s most controversial writer

Assessing Limonov, Russia’s most controversial writer

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

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

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

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

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

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