A guide to the new east

Screen grub

Five films reinterpreted for the dinner table by Kino Vino’s Alissa Timoshkina

Atrocity exhibition

Is Come and See Russia’s greatest ever war film?


Is Jamie XX’s stunning new video a homage to eastern European bleakness?

Stoned immaculate

Share a 420 moment with Kiev’s beautiful young drifters

Snow ghosts

Haunting images of derelict Soviet infrastructure

Block party

Meet the people who live among the brutalist edifices of New Belgrade

Letter from

Vorkuta, decaying coal town in the Russian Arctic

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

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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