Soviet Union

Andrei Platonov: where to start with his literature

Andrei Platonov: where to start with his literature

The 8 cultural moments that shaped post-independence Armenia

The 8 cultural moments that shaped post-independence Armenia

Balabanov’s ganster film ‘Brat’ shook, explained and defined 90s Russia | Film of the Week

Balabanov’s ganster film ‘Brat’ shook, explained and defined 90s Russia | Film of the Week

Svetlana Alexievich: where to start with her literature

Svetlana Alexievich: where to start with her literature

Soviet Siberia: a tender portrait of life in the 1950s and 60s in archive photography

Soviet Siberia: a tender portrait of life in the 1950s and 60s in archive photography

A bookshop in every village: how the late Soviets animated Moldovan rural life with books

A bookshop in every village: how the late Soviets animated Moldovan rural life with books

Lost-and-found photos pull back the curtain on life in a Soviet Moldovan village 

Lost-and-found photos pull back the curtain on life in a Soviet Moldovan village 

Get a glimpse of everyday Soviet life in a groundbreaking art exhibition in London

Get a glimpse of everyday Soviet life in a groundbreaking art exhibition in London

Sing along to classic Soviet musicals in London

Sing along to classic Soviet musicals in London

Watch Soviet soldiers strut their stuff to Britney Spears and Katy Perry

Watch Soviet soldiers strut their stuff to Britney Spears and Katy Perry

The condition we call exile: American-Ukrainian novelist Yelena Moskovich on losing her mother tongue

The condition we call exile: American-Ukrainian novelist Yelena Moskovich on losing her mother tongue

The new past: surreal collages crafted from Soviet books

The new past: surreal collages crafted from Soviet books

The lost Soviet dream is both charming and haunting in these photos of Kyrgyzstan

The lost Soviet dream is both charming and haunting in these photos of Kyrgyzstan

“Flood, deluge, mass psychosis.” How the Soviet Union fell for Erich Maria Remarque

“Flood, deluge, mass psychosis.” How the Soviet Union fell for Erich Maria Remarque

Kazakh photographer wins Paris photo prize with her visions of Soviet sainthood

Kazakh photographer wins Paris photo prize with her visions of Soviet sainthood

On the Road of Bones: a journey along Far East Russia’s deathly gulag trail

On the Road of Bones: a journey along Far East Russia’s deathly gulag trail

Belgian museum closes Russian art exhibition amid forgery claims

Belgian museum closes Russian art exhibition amid forgery claims

Agitpoezda: discover Russia's revolutionary propaganda trains

Agitpoezda: discover Russia’s revolutionary propaganda trains