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Welcome to "Przekrój"!

In case you wonder where you are, and especially since you probably can’t pronounce the name of this website, here’s a little help. “Przekrój” (pron. ‘p-SHEH-crooy’) is the oldest magazine about society and culture in Poland. Now it’s also available in English!

“Przekrój” Magazine brings to the English reader some of the best journalism from across Central and Eastern Europe, in such fields as culture, society, ecology and literature. Stand aside from the haste and fierceness of everyday news and join us now!

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Reading
Reading
Reading / literature
Boys
Boys
Reading / literature

In this extract from Artem Chekh’s book “Absolute Zero”, the author gives an account of his experiences as a soldier visiting a town in Eastern Ukraine affected by the war in Donbas.

Artem Chekh

Reading / culture
A Utopia in Pieces
A Utopia in Pieces
Reading / culture

If you travel around Ukraine today, you might come across some remnants of the one-time Soviet dream: elaborate mosaic art depicting idealized citizens of the USSR.

Tetiana Shataieva

Reading / society
Sometimes I Dream About the War
Sometimes I Dream About the War
Reading / society

Artem Chekh, a Ukrainian writer and veteran of the war in Donbas, talks about his experiences at the front and how they changed his worldview from the bubble of Kyiv.

Łukasz Saturczak

Reading / society
One Happy Family
One Happy Family
Reading / society

In the second instalment of our ‘Eastern Blocks’ series, Tetiana Shataieva, a Ukrainian journalist who grew up on a housing estate in Dnipro, remembers how her neighbours always looked out for each other.

Tetiana Shataieva

Reading / literature
Tell Them That We Are Starving
Tell Them That We Are Starving
Reading / literature

In this unpublished translation from Mirosław Wlekły’s “Gareth Jones: The Man Who Knew Too Much”, the journalist recounts his conservations with communists and peasants as he heads from Moscow to Soviet Ukraine.

Mirosław Wlekły

Magazine / culture
This Song Is About Life
This Song Is About Life
Magazine / culture

Maniucha Bikont talks about her travels collecting traditional folk songs in the Polesia region of Central and Eastern Europe.

Agata Trzebuchowska

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