See Central Asia’s unique Soviet architecture in all its brutal glory

See Central Asia’s unique Soviet architecture in all its brutal glory

In conservative Poland, gay literary couple ‘Maryla Szymiczkowa’ are cutting a defiant path

In conservative Poland, gay literary couple ‘Maryla Szymiczkowa’ are cutting a defiant path

5 minute guide to Nur-Sultan: eat, drink, and party in Kazakhstan’s newly-renamed capital

5 minute guide to Nur-Sultan: eat, drink, and party in Kazakhstan’s newly-renamed capital

Check out the cuddly new mascots from Russia‘s Olympic Committee

Check out the cuddly new mascots from Russia‘s Olympic Committee

These mesmerising origami patterns will give you goosebumps

These mesmerising origami patterns will give you goosebumps

This Armenian festival in an abandoned fairground is the perfect getaway for ruin porn fans

This Armenian festival in an abandoned fairground is the perfect getaway for ruin porn fans

A restorative view from one of Georgia’s most famous landmarks

A restorative view from one of Georgia’s most famous landmarks

Garden to runway: meet the Croatian designer using flora to make unique printed patterns

Garden to runway: meet the Croatian designer using flora to make unique printed patterns

A rare moment of calm in the first round of Ukraine’s controversial presidential election

A rare moment of calm in the first round of Ukraine’s controversial presidential election

For these queer young Russians, makeup is both armour and a weapon

For these queer young Russians, makeup is both armour and a weapon

 Explore a dreamscape where the Balkans meet the USA

Explore a dreamscape where the Balkans meet the USA

Are Russia’s female rappers finally winning their battle for respect?

Are Russia’s female rappers finally winning their battle for respect?

To combat Poland’s culture of shame, one designer is creating educational sex toys

To combat Poland’s culture of shame, one designer is creating educational sex toys

Hungary’s legendary auteur Béla Tarr is ditching retirement and heading back to the big screen

Hungary’s legendary auteur Béla Tarr is ditching retirement and heading back to the big screen

Meet the 28-year-old entrepreneur building the media brand for a new Kazakhstan

Meet the 28-year-old entrepreneur building the media brand for a new Kazakhstan

Here I Come: watch the queer Russian web show that needs your help to survive

Here I Come: watch the queer Russian web show that needs your help to survive

Entrance is free: meet the St Petersburg community redefining the DIY music scene

Entrance is free: meet the St Petersburg community redefining the DIY music scene

Explore neon-lit, cyberpunk Moscow suburbs with this Bladerunner-inspired photographer

Explore neon-lit, cyberpunk Moscow suburbs with this Bladerunner-inspired photographer

A daring new youth drama is set to put Slovenian cinema on the map

A daring new youth drama is set to put Slovenian cinema on the map

Inside the fight to preserve Almaty’s stunning Soviet-era monumental art

Inside the fight to preserve Almaty’s stunning Soviet-era monumental art

5 minute guide to St Petersburg: post-industrial chic meets imperial glamour on the Gulf of Finland

5 minute guide to St Petersburg: post-industrial chic meets imperial glamour on the Gulf of Finland

5 minute guide to Minsk: Stalinist chic and relaxing parks in the Belarusian capital

5 minute guide to Minsk: Stalinist chic and relaxing parks in the Belarusian capital

Into the Zone: 4 days inside Chernobyl’s secretive ‘stalker’ subculture

Into the Zone: 4 days inside Chernobyl’s secretive ‘stalker’ subculture

#BalkanPride: behind the exhibition dividing Bulgaria’s capital of culture

#BalkanPride: behind the exhibition dividing Bulgaria’s capital of culture

Get ready Paris: Christo is coming for the Arc de Triomphe

Get ready Paris: Christo is coming for the Arc de Triomphe

Are your jeans killing the planet? Denim goes eco-friendly with Ukraine's Ksenia Schnaider

Are your jeans killing the planet? Denim goes eco-friendly with Ukraine’s Ksenia Schnaider

Tashkent’s youth spread their wings as underground raves take root in Uzbekistan

Tashkent’s youth spread their wings as underground raves take root in Uzbekistan

My Astana: an intimate view of Kazakhstan’s showpiece capital

My Astana: an intimate view of Kazakhstan’s showpiece capital

In Croatia and Serbia, a new wave of drag queens is kicking against the pricks

In Croatia and Serbia, a new wave of drag queens is kicking against the pricks

The new past: surreal collages crafted from Soviet books

The new past: surreal collages crafted from Soviet books

A Russian-produced zombie series for Snapchat is heading to your phone screen

A Russian-produced zombie series for Snapchat is heading to your phone screen

This Narkomfin-inspired rug takes 3 months to weave (and it could be yours)

This Narkomfin-inspired rug takes 3 months to weave (and it could be yours)

Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov released from house arrest

Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov released from house arrest