Meet the editors of a new journal challenging prejudices about eastern Europe
The Bucharest-based Kajet journal was founded to challenge cliches about eastern Europe — a region that can be “more...
How this DIY magazine is making space for taboo topics in Russia
Under conditions of growing self-censorship, small media can often raise questions avoided by Russia’s national...
Feeling Yerevan’s pulse: the new media talking about Armenia’s blind spots
A year ago, the media platform EVN Report was founded to surface everyday concerns and what the media leaves behind....
Russia’s wild decade: how memories of the 1990s are changing
A time of freedom and survival, memories of Russia’s first post-Soviet decade have come to divide people. The...
Behind the Russian mirror
For Russia’s media, social inequality has never been a hot topic. Meet the people behind a new media organisation...
Destroy your house with your own hands
Meet the residents of Kuznetsk, Russia, who are defending their homes from the world's largest pipeline company. Русский
What the Russian theatre critics won’t tell you
This new Moscow online journal is devoted to theatre. But it’s more like an activist project than a traditional arts...
Listening to Russia’s female migrants
How a new multilingual magazine in St Petersburg is giving a voice to female migrants from Central Asia.
The ordinary, yet exceptional people of Russia’s provinces
A significant part of Russia remains unknown to many of its citizens — mainstream media have no interest in the...
Russia without whom?
As the Soviet Union collapsed, a generation had just been born. The online journal Russia without us catalogues...