A guide to the New East

Street illegal

Meet the artivists galvanising political protest in Armenia

The Mixtape 37

Moa Pillar

Traces of fantasy

The trauma and dynamism of Romania’s urban transformation

Rock in the USSR

New photos of the Leningrad underground during perestroika

Between the woods and the water

Experience the sultry summer heat of Latvia’s Baltic coast

Sweet dreams

George Nebieridze’s tender tribute to the Tbilisi of his youth

Burnt by the sun

A journey into Chuvashia, Russia’s hop-growing heartland

Letter from Odessa

I partied with politicians and pick-up artists in Europe’s most permissive city

Letter from

Vorkuta, decaying coal town in the Russian Arctic

Into the wild

Exploring the harsh beauty of Kamchatka with a video camera

The Last One

Watch the online premiere of this beautifully poignant short film about a lonely war veteran


Arthur Miroshnichenko lays bare the loneliness of modern love in this moving short

Post-internet art

Introducing a born-digital generation of artists from the new east

New east travel diaries

Visual reports from off the beaten track


Cultural legacy of a nuclear catastrophe
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