Comedy

An American in Moldova: a Peace Corps volunteer is the subject of a new comedy series

An American in Moldova: a Peace Corps volunteer is the subject of a new comedy series

As Uzbekistan undergoes a cultural thaw, the country’s top comedians are grabbing their chance

As Uzbekistan undergoes a cultural thaw, the country’s top comedians are grabbing their chance

Beloved Russian clown Oleg Popov passes away

Beloved Russian clown Oleg Popov passes away

Britain’s first eastern European comedy festival is coming to London

Britain’s first eastern European comedy festival is coming to London

Chain reaction: meet the first Romanian director to tackle Roma slavery onscreen

Chain reaction: meet the first Romanian director to tackle Roma slavery onscreen

Comrade Detective: catch the 1980s Romanian detective show that never was

Comrade Detective: catch the 1980s Romanian detective show that never was

It’s only a joke, comrade! Why even Stalin couldn’t kill the political quip

It’s only a joke, comrade! Why even Stalin couldn’t kill the political quip

Laughter in the dark: five Eastern Bloc sci-fi comedies you need to see

Laughter in the dark: five Eastern Bloc sci-fi comedies you need to see

NATO says Russian comedy show is propaganda tool

NATO says Russian comedy show is propaganda tool

Opinion: Can Slav and gopnik memes do real damage?

Opinion: Can Slav and gopnik memes do real damage?

Perestroika puns: CIA declassifies collection of Soviet jokes

Perestroika puns: CIA declassifies collection of Soviet jokes

Save us from killer clowns: eight Russian jesters that will restore your faith in humanity

Save us from killer clowns: eight Russian jesters that will restore your faith in humanity

The Soviet Union produced countless hilarious comedies — so why have they barely made an impact in the West?

The Soviet Union produced countless hilarious comedies — so why have they barely made an impact in the West?