Eastern Europe

Haunted by Isherwood’s shade, the British musician flirted with fascism, then became a hero to the youth of the communist East

A new museum exhibition of Cold War art leaves the nastiness of the communist system completely unacknowledged

Cold War geopolitical terminology is obsolete. We need new terms to reflect a changed world

Ancient Greek culture, Roman law and Eastern Christianity all contributed to the longevity of the Byzantine Empire

Moscow has accused the West of double standards, but the former Yugoslav province has a cast-iron case for independence – unlike the secessionists in Georgia