Nadia Beard

Nadia is the Editor in Chief of The Calvert Journal. She previously lived and worked in Russia where she was the Moscow correspondent for The Independent. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, The Telegraph and Reuters among several others. She holds two degrees in Russian and political science from University College London and the London School of Economics respectively and has also been an Alfa Fellow. Nadia was named a 2017 Kathryn Davis Fellow for Peace. Follow her on Twitter here.

The fascinating history of Polish migration to South America

The fascinating history of Polish migration to South America

Hungarian photographer Adél Koleszár turns her lens to the mass graves of Mexico’s drug wars

Hungarian photographer Adél Koleszár turns her lens to the mass graves of Mexico’s drug wars

‘Our perceptions can be tricked’. Francesca Catastini on why it’s not the camera that’s deceptive, it’s us

‘Our perceptions can be tricked’. Francesca Catastini on why it’s not the camera that’s deceptive, it’s us

In rural Hungary, photographer Máté Bartha reveals the human face of a military youth camp

In rural Hungary, photographer Máté Bartha reveals the human face of a military youth camp

Letter from Hungary: how the government’s cultural control is stifling Budapest’s creative spirit

Letter from Hungary: how the government’s cultural control is stifling Budapest’s creative spirit

‘I woke up’: ahead of presidential elections in Kazakhstan, a young creative class fights for its future

‘I woke up’: ahead of presidential elections in Kazakhstan, a young creative class fights for its future

‘Subcultures aren’t only for men’: a conversation with Russian feminist activist and DJ Lölja Nordic

‘Subcultures aren’t only for men’: a conversation with Russian feminist activist and DJ Lölja Nordic

A Terrible Country review: a poignant tale of love and compromise in a nation haunted by its past

A Terrible Country review: a poignant tale of love and compromise in a nation haunted by its past

Nanushka: the Budapest fashion label fusing high style with functionality

Nanushka: the Budapest fashion label fusing high style with functionality

Alisa Ganieva: meet the visionary author pulling back the curtain on Dagestan and beyond

Alisa Ganieva: meet the visionary author pulling back the curtain on Dagestan and beyond

Ivan Mitin: the man rethinking leisure, from pay-per-minute cafes to cottages in the woods

Ivan Mitin: the man rethinking leisure, from pay-per-minute cafes to cottages in the woods

Away with words: from Kosovo to Belarus, explore the 8 most spectacular libraries of the New East

Away with words: from Kosovo to Belarus, explore the 8 most spectacular libraries of the New East

Green cities: the 10 most eco-friendly capitals of the New East

Green cities: the 10 most eco-friendly capitals of the New East

Stylish cities: the sixteen chicest, most liveable cities in the New East to visit now

Stylish cities: the sixteen chicest, most liveable cities in the New East to visit now

Stylish cities 2017: the 16 chicest, most liveable cities in the New East to visit now

Stylish cities 2017: the 16 chicest, most liveable cities in the New East to visit now

Russian cinemas cancel North Korean documentary screenings

Russian cinemas cancel North Korean documentary screenings

Russian singing duo Tatu release previously unseen music video

Russian singing duo Tatu release previously unseen music video

Constructivism celebrated with new map marking best sites in Moscow

Constructivism celebrated with new map marking best sites in Moscow

Gulag memoirs: a new project catalogues troves of carceral literature

Gulag memoirs: a new project catalogues troves of carceral literature

Hungary, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina enter the Oscars race

Hungary, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina enter the Oscars race

The youth of Transnistria in the latest edition of Splash and Grab magazine

The youth of Transnistria in the latest edition of Splash and Grab magazine

Bad boy ballerino: Sergei Polunin is back, and this time he’s calling the shots

Bad boy ballerino: Sergei Polunin is back, and this time he’s calling the shots

Thinly-veiled metaphorical film about war in Donbass seeks funding

Thinly-veiled metaphorical film about war in Donbass seeks funding

Journalists at St Petersburg’s 100TV resign after pressure “to become like LifeNews”

Journalists at St Petersburg’s 100TV resign after pressure “to become like LifeNews”

Moscow International Film Festival announces official selection for 2015

Moscow International Film Festival announces official selection for 2015

Pussy Riot to lead Toronto Pride this summer

Pussy Riot to lead Toronto Pride this summer

Moscow government launches 3D panorama city app

Moscow government launches 3D panorama city app

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov to star in action film

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov to star in action film

Golden Mask organisers hit back against culture ministry following allegations of Russophobia

Golden Mask organisers hit back against culture ministry following allegations of Russophobia

Romanian and Hungarian films win prizes at Cannes

Romanian and Hungarian films win prizes at Cannes

Gérard Depardieu: “I am ready to die for Russia”

Gérard Depardieu: “I am ready to die for Russia”

Google celebrates 80th anniversary of Moscow metro with special Doodle

Google celebrates 80th anniversary of Moscow metro with special Doodle

Andrey Zvyagintsev named jury president at Shanghai Film Festival

Andrey Zvyagintsev named jury president at Shanghai Film Festival