A guide to the new east

On song

10 new east Eurovision hopefuls every self-respecting fan should know about

Digital nightmares

How tech-horror became Russian film’s favourite new genre

Test of time

Marina Abramović on the transformational power of performance art

Road to Altai

A 953km trip through southern Russia becomes a journey into the Soviet past

Off track

A guide to getting lost and finding yourself in Georgia without really trying

Pedal pushers

Meet the art collective trailblazing across rural Ukraine by bike

Letter from

Chișinău, the Moldovan city with an uncertain future

Georgia on my mind

How Russian trendsetters fell in love with Tbilisi and why soon you will too

City report


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

Budapest in 84 seconds

A short film by Ivana Bobic