Reimagining the Electrical Grid
Strelka researcher Calum Bowden proposes restructuring energy consumption through blockchain technology.
Memories: From Moscow to the Black Sea
Russian writer Teffi’s unceasingly upbeat account of fleeing the Bolshevik army.
David Remnick’s Pulitzer Prize-winning account of the last days of the Soviet Empire.
Mary Poppins’ Creator Takes Moscow
P. L. Travers’ travelogue of the Soviet Union is now available in Russian.
The Vyborg Library
Finnish architect Alvar Aalto’s modernist library has been lovingly restored.
Before I Croak
Anna Babiashkina’s novel tackles aging, familial relations and generation gaps.
Loose Ends of Cinematic History
Artist Mariam Ghani on the mythmaking of Afghanistan’s communist past.
Mansions of the Moscow River
Architectural enthusiast and activist Petya Shirkovsky explores abandoned estates and sanatoriums.