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How digitising Tajikistan’s heritage is connecting a scattered diaspora

How digitising Tajikistan’s heritage is connecting a scattered diaspora

Why dynamite couldn’t destroy the legacy of Bulgaria’s communist mausoleum

Why dynamite couldn’t destroy the legacy of Bulgaria’s communist mausoleum

Myth, fiction, reportage: 8 books that paint a portrait of the North Caucasus, then and now

Myth, fiction, reportage: 8 books that paint a portrait of the North Caucasus, then and now

'Slavic Misery’: the Instagram account celebrating Eastern European history through departed personalities

‘Slavic Misery’: the Instagram account celebrating Eastern European history through departed personalities

‘This is not ancient history’: meet the artists bringing the devastating stories of Stalin’s repressions to life 

‘This is not ancient history’: meet the artists bringing the devastating stories of Stalin’s repressions to life 

These 5 books lay bare what life was really like when communism fell in Eastern Europe

These 5 books lay bare what life was really like when communism fell in Eastern Europe

Tito’s old yacht is being turned into a floating museum

Tito’s old yacht is being turned into a floating museum

Watch the teaser for Amazon’s upcoming drama about Russia’s Romanov dynasty

Watch the teaser for Amazon’s upcoming drama about Russia’s Romanov dynasty

Discover the archive photo project blending past and present in Budapest

Discover the archive photo project blending past and present in Budapest

Atrocity exhibition: Radu Jude’s controversial new film explores the dark truths of Romanian history

Atrocity exhibition: Radu Jude’s controversial new film explores the dark truths of Romanian history

Arzamas: the cultural history project fighting politicisation of the past in Russia

Arzamas: the cultural history project fighting politicisation of the past in Russia

Man who attacked priceless Russian painting denies ‘drunken rampage’

Man who attacked priceless Russian painting denies ‘drunken rampage’

Kick about: uncover Moscow’s rich football history on this capital tour

Kick about: uncover Moscow’s rich football history on this capital tour

Turkmenistan's Bronze Age treasures travel abroad for the first time

Turkmenistan’s Bronze Age treasures travel abroad for the first time

Hidden legacy: your walking guide to communist Prague

Hidden legacy: your walking guide to communist Prague

Boris Akunin: the evolution of Russia’s dissident detective novelist into a master historian

Boris Akunin: the evolution of Russia’s dissident detective novelist into a master historian

The Empire Must Die review: Mikhail Zygar’s drama-filled new book takes aim at the revolution

The Empire Must Die review: Mikhail Zygar’s drama-filled new book takes aim at the revolution

Reading the revolution: 7 of the year’s best new books to help you understand 1917

Reading the revolution: 7 of the year’s best new books to help you understand 1917