Ideas & People

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

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 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

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

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

How food entrepreneurs are reforging Kazakhstani cuisine with a global twist

How food entrepreneurs are reforging Kazakhstani cuisine with a global twist

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

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

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

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

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