Photography

High up in Tajikistan’s Pamir mountains, life brings gruelling challenges

Illusions in concrete: the Polish buildings that promised utopia

Illusions in concrete: the Polish buildings that promised utopia

Photographing the magic and mystery of Belarus’s marshlands

Photographing the magic and mystery of Belarus’s marshlands

Without tourists, Bosnia’s Catholic pilgrimage site has turned into a ghost town

Without tourists, Bosnia’s Catholic pilgrimage site has turned into a ghost town

Portraits of Russia: emerging photographers capture the faces of a young nation

Portraits of Russia: emerging photographers capture the faces of a young nation

‘It’s a relief to have nothing to hide.’ 6 Hungarian photographers on the power of the female gaze

‘It’s a relief to have nothing to hide.’ 6 Hungarian photographers on the power of the female gaze

Landscapes of Russia: panoramas and cityviews from the largest nation on Earth

Landscapes of Russia: panoramas and cityviews from the largest nation on Earth

We Can’t Live Without Cosmos: how the Soviet space race transformed Russian cities forever

We Can’t Live Without Cosmos: how the Soviet space race transformed Russian cities forever

The everyday heroes behind Russia’s voluntary search and rescue team

The everyday heroes behind Russia’s voluntary search and rescue team

Love, loss and celebration: take a soul-nourishing 7500km train ride across Kazakhstan

Love, loss and celebration: take a soul-nourishing 7500km train ride across Kazakhstan

The other New York: the small Ukrainian town fighting to recover its historic name

The other New York: the small Ukrainian town fighting to recover its historic name

A new photobook of Polish surveillance images reveals the sinister mechanisms of totalitarianism

A new photobook of Polish surveillance images reveals the sinister mechanisms of totalitarianism

Facial recognition and folklore: as Kazakhstan looks to 2050, photographer Marat Dilman captures his country’s fascination with tradition

Facial recognition and folklore: as Kazakhstan looks to 2050, photographer Marat Dilman captures his country’s fascination with tradition

Taken on a thermal camera, these street photos of Moscow mirror our pandemic unease

Taken on a thermal camera, these street photos of Moscow mirror our pandemic unease

New East women: stories of resilience, celebration, and solidarity

New East women: stories of resilience, celebration, and solidarity

‘Walruses’ of Magadan: portraits of fierce winter swimmers in Russia’s Far East

‘Walruses’ of Magadan: portraits of fierce winter swimmers in Russia’s Far East

All Saints: tender photos capturing the power of the body taking flight

All Saints: tender photos capturing the power of the body taking flight

‘People told me this wasn’t a job for women’: photojournalist Anush Babajanyan on documenting the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

‘People told me this wasn’t a job for women’: photojournalist Anush Babajanyan on documenting the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

The Eastern European projects shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Awards

The Eastern European projects shortlisted for the Sony World Photography Awards

Lumber and leisure: a glimpse at life along Hungary’s Öreg-Túr river

Lumber and leisure: a glimpse at life along Hungary’s Öreg-Túr river

Behind photographer Evgenia Arbugaeva’s dreamlike vision of the Russian Arctic

Behind photographer Evgenia Arbugaeva’s dreamlike vision of the Russian Arctic

Photographer Marina Istomina’s modern fairytale delves into Siberia’s urgent wildfire crisis

Photographer Marina Istomina’s modern fairytale delves into Siberia’s urgent wildfire crisis

The story of a remarkable zoologist who lived among wolves in Georgia

The story of a remarkable zoologist who lived among wolves in Georgia