Comedy

‘We laughed until our laughter stopped’: the story of the sketch comedy group that predicted the end of Yugoslavia

‘We laughed until our laughter stopped’: the story of the sketch comedy group that predicted the end of Yugoslavia

Watch Soviet rom-com Slave of Love online for free

Watch Soviet rom-com Slave of Love online for free

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

NATO says Russian comedy show is propaganda tool

NATO says Russian comedy show is propaganda tool

Perestroika puns: CIA declassifies collection of Soviet jokes

Perestroika puns: CIA declassifies collection of Soviet jokes

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

Opinion: Can Slav and gopnik memes do real damage?

Opinion: Can Slav and gopnik memes do real damage?

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

Beloved Russian clown Oleg Popov passes away

Beloved Russian clown Oleg Popov passes away

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

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