Since 2 January, the world has watched as a relatively small protest in western Kazakhstan turned into country-wide unrest. While it may shock some to see protests over an increase in fuel prices [...]
Kalmyk Contemporary - Meet the artists
Meme-like algorithms and senseless perception locked in emotions: recalling the absurd with curator Kristina Dobrokotova
Katherine Leung interview Kristina Dobrokotova about her art and what inspires her.
As the first Roma woman to head a major political party in Slovakia, Irina Bihariová's appointment as leader of Progressive Slovakia in 2020 secured her a spot in the history books.
Reviving an (Almost) Forgotten Script: self-taught calligrapher Amgalan Zhamsoev mixes traditional Mongolian aesthetics with modern influences
“The history of using Mongolian script for the Buryat language was erased by the Soviet educational system. Reviving it has become such a complex tangle that sometimes I ask myself, ‘do people [...]
Some of the Russian Orthodox faith's most beloved saints are currently travelling through time and space. Article by Elodie Phillips.
Filip Rudnik on how Irina Slavina's self-immolation in Nizhny Novgorod on 2 October was caused by a crushing system of repression.
Andrei Konchalovsky’s latest feature film, Dear Comrades begins in June 1962 with a simple premise: the workers of Novochercassk are protesting and the local government is struggling to [...]