Second World War

The story behind the Vranov dam: the concrete backbone to the Czech Republic’s hidden holiday spot | Concrete Ideas

The story behind the Vranov dam: the concrete backbone to the Czech Republic’s hidden holiday spot | Concrete Ideas

How artists are using virtual reality to capture traces of Second World War crimes in Croatia

How artists are using virtual reality to capture traces of Second World War crimes in Croatia

An innovative pop-up synagogue in Ukraine pays tribute to Jewish communities

An innovative pop-up synagogue in Ukraine pays tribute to Jewish communities

From the darkest chapters of Czech history, Shadow Country delves into the hidden evil of the human psyche

From the darkest chapters of Czech history, Shadow Country delves into the hidden evil of the human psyche

The Nazi invasion of Ukraine was caught on camera by a German soldier. Are these images revelatory or sinister?

The Nazi invasion of Ukraine was caught on camera by a German soldier. Are these images revelatory or sinister?

The Painted Bird: the search for truth — and hope — in Jerzy Kosiński’s grotesque wartime masterpiece

The Painted Bird: the search for truth — and hope — in Jerzy Kosiński’s grotesque wartime masterpiece

Russia’s youth is tired of lavish military parades. Could digital culture change the country’s wartime pageantry for good?

Russia’s youth is tired of lavish military parades. Could digital culture change the country’s wartime pageantry for good?

Exploring the true meaning of Spomeniks, Yugoslavia’s modernist war memorials

Exploring the true meaning of Spomeniks, Yugoslavia’s modernist war memorials

Book of diaries from the Leningrad Siege wins 2018 Pushkin House prize

Book of diaries from the Leningrad Siege wins 2018 Pushkin House prize

Letter from Stalingrad: Volgograd goes back in time as it remembers its darkest hour

Letter from Stalingrad: Volgograd goes back in time as it remembers its darkest hour

Decommunisation dispute: Poland could face sanctions over Soviet memorials

Decommunisation dispute: Poland could face sanctions over Soviet memorials

Much loved Russian Second World War monument proves to be radioactive

Much loved Russian Second World War monument proves to be radioactive

Red and white blues: how the Second World War replaced 1917 as modern Russia's national myth

Red and white blues: how the Second World War replaced 1917 as modern Russia’s national myth

House of leaves: Albanian secret service facility opens as museum

House of leaves: Albanian secret service facility opens as museum

Clear of people: Polish photographer Michal Iwanowski in London photo book launch

Clear of people: Polish photographer Michal Iwanowski in London photo book launch

Curating a nation: why the controversy around Gdańsk's new WW2 museum matters

Curating a nation: why the controversy around Gdańsk’s new WW2 museum matters

Czech historians develop video game about Nazi occupation

Czech historians develop video game about Nazi occupation

Celebrated Babi Yar poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies

Celebrated Babi Yar poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko dies