Soviet Union

A last glimpse of Moscow’s beautiful and derelict Soviet cinemas

A last glimpse of Moscow’s beautiful and derelict Soviet cinemas

Daria Garnik: remembering Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space

Daria Garnik: remembering Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space

Fright night: 8 horror films from the New East to watch this Halloween

Fright night: 8 horror films from the New East to watch this Halloween

Catch this documentary delving into the legacy of Soviet gulags

Catch this documentary delving into the legacy of Soviet gulags

Cinema beyond borders: actor Justine Waddell on why cultural ties count

Cinema beyond borders: actor Justine Waddell on why cultural ties count

Summer loving: intimate shots from behind the scenes of the hit Viktor Tsoi biopic

Summer loving: intimate shots from behind the scenes of the hit Viktor Tsoi biopic

Kolyma Stories: read Varlam Shalamov’s brutally moving fragments of life in Siberia’s gulags

Kolyma Stories: read Varlam Shalamov’s brutally moving fragments of life in Siberia’s gulags

These vintage Eastern Bloc postcards are an architecture lover's dream

These vintage Eastern Bloc postcards are an architecture lover’s dream

Summer of Tsoi: is Kirill Serebrennikov’s rock biopic as radical as it seems?

Summer of Tsoi: is Kirill Serebrennikov’s rock biopic as radical as it seems?

Kazakh photographer wins Paris photo prize with her visions of Soviet sainthood

Kazakh photographer wins Paris photo prize with her visions of Soviet sainthood

Kira Muratova: a tribute to the dazzling, controversial genius of Soviet and Ukrainian cinema

Kira Muratova: a tribute to the dazzling, controversial genius of Soviet and Ukrainian cinema

Freedom fighters: have Russia’s dissidents past and present neglected LGBTQ struggles?

Freedom fighters: have Russia’s dissidents past and present neglected LGBTQ struggles?

This mesmerising monument to Soviet nuclear power is rising over Moscow once more

This mesmerising monument to Soviet nuclear power is rising over Moscow once more

Who is Tamara de Lempicka? The new Google Doodle celebrating Poland's Jazz Age icon

Who is Tamara de Lempicka? The new Google Doodle celebrating Poland’s Jazz Age icon

Don't miss the art project bringing post-Soviet style to Brixton Market

Don’t miss the art project bringing post-Soviet style to Brixton Market

What is the post-Soviet? An essay on the term that caught the world’s attention

What is the post-Soviet? An essay on the term that caught the world’s attention

Letter from Stalingrad: Volgograd goes back in time as it remembers its darkest hour

Letter from Stalingrad: Volgograd goes back in time as it remembers its darkest hour

Socialist skeletons: join the panel exploring the new role of Communist-era architecture

Socialist skeletons: join the panel exploring the new role of Communist-era architecture

These Lithuanian tiles transform any room into a Soviet apartment block

These Lithuanian tiles transform any room into a Soviet apartment block

You can now wear your favourite Soviet cartoon characters thanks to Puma

You can now wear your favourite Soviet cartoon characters thanks to Puma