Eastern Europe

Horse tartare in Belgrade is nicer than hot new London restaurant Barnyard

With her husband Robert, Sonia Delaunay was a pioneer of early 20th-century abstraction

In toppling Yanukovych, Ukrainians risked their lives to tell the West that true freedom means more than just individualism

‘Like everyone else in Kiev my friend has been having nightmares’

The West still sees Ukraine through Russia’s eyes

‘How hospitable will Germans be now that travel restrictions on Romanians and Bulgarians have been lifted?’

In a male dominated game it was an 15-year-old girl who became the youngest ever grandmaster. She is now chess’s finest female player

Jean-Paul Kaufmann’s A Journey to Nowhere recounts how a student love affair led him to discover Courland, the Latvian peninsula with a troubled history and elusive identity

After last year’s landslide, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has been attacked across Europe for his new media law. But is the criticism fair?