Photography

Sun kissed: growing up beside Croatia’s glittering Adriatic Sea

Post-Soviet summer: beat the heat at these former Eastern bloc beach resorts

Post-Soviet summer: beat the heat at these former Eastern bloc beach resorts

You can find a slice of Mediterranean paradise in Kyiv if you look hard enough

You can find a slice of Mediterranean paradise in Kyiv if you look hard enough

A small wooden church outside Kyiv hides the treasures of a cosmonautics museum

A small wooden church outside Kyiv hides the treasures of a cosmonautics museum

The female gaze behind the Iron Curtain: the brilliant archive of Joanna Helander

The female gaze behind the Iron Curtain: the brilliant archive of Joanna Helander

Selfie sticks at the Aral Sea: another example of disaster tourism’s self-indulgence?

Selfie sticks at the Aral Sea: another example of disaster tourism’s self-indulgence?

Photos from a whirlwind trip around Kazakhstan in search of adventure and serenity

Photos from a whirlwind trip around Kazakhstan in search of adventure and serenity

Thrifting and teen thrills: photos of Russian youth's love affair with second-hand clothes

Thrifting and teen thrills: photos of Russian youth’s love affair with second-hand clothes

Party at Kyiv’s momentous queer rave, where safety and acceptance come first

Party at Kyiv’s momentous queer rave, where safety and acceptance come first

Inside the idyllic but deserted ‘American’ suburb on the edge of Ashgabat

Inside the idyllic but deserted ‘American’ suburb on the edge of Ashgabat

Under a cloud: what’s it like to live in the town next door to Chernobyl?

Under a cloud: what’s it like to live in the town next door to Chernobyl?

In bloom: see a generation blossom in Latvia’s magical wilderness

In bloom: see a generation blossom in Latvia’s magical wilderness

One photographer gives herself permission to remember lost love

One photographer gives herself permission to remember lost love

This eerie scene from a Kyrgyz sanatorium conjures the disquiet of The Shining

This eerie scene from a Kyrgyz sanatorium conjures the disquiet of The Shining

One photographer gets up close and personal with Russia’s youth

One photographer gets up close and personal with Russia’s youth

Amongst post-Soviet decay, a quiet Jewish revival is taking root in Belarus

Amongst post-Soviet decay, a quiet Jewish revival is taking root in Belarus

In a deserted Sofia carpark, a deflated palm tree becomes strangely relatable

In a deserted Sofia carpark, a deflated palm tree becomes strangely relatable

Step inside the grandiose Georgian factory that’s been running like clockwork for 86 years

Step inside the grandiose Georgian factory that’s been running like clockwork for 86 years

Beyond the glitz: what’s making Nur-Sultan’s kids want to leave the Kazakh capital?

Beyond the glitz: what’s making Nur-Sultan’s kids want to leave the Kazakh capital?