Arts & Culture

6 March 2018
Kyrgyzstan Celebrates National Hat Day

The new holiday reveals patriotic sentiments in a country where national traditions are on the upswing.

28 February 2018
The Museum of Anti-Terrorist Operations

What was thought as a way to remember the victims of a bloody conflict, and point fingers at the enemy, might turn out to be a unique instrument of identity-building in Ukraine.

By Abel Polese
25 January 2018
Russian Commissars Ice ‘Repugnant’ Stalin Comedy Premium

Meanwhile, state prosecutors say the air cadets whose twerking video landed them in big trouble did nothing illegal.

19 January 2018
Experts Raise Qualms Over Russian Avant-Garde Collection Premium

Attributed to modern masters Kandinsky, Malevich, Goncharova, Larionov, and more, the art has never been shown before.

Lenin 100
16 January 2018
1917: The Year Russia Fell Apart Premium
Two new books trace revolutionary Russia from its birth amid the wreckage of the old order to its apocalyptic demise.
By Theodore R. Weeks
11 January 2018
Milosevic Musical Coming to Kosovo Premium

Director says the show explores the lives of ordinary Kosovans juxtaposed with the tragedy of the Serbian strongman.



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Moldovan diaries

The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes. 

It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.

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