The challenges facing the region are multiplying and Eastern Europe is increasingly polarised.
A contemporary Polish film and the controversy surrounding it highlight the painful nuances of Ukraine and Poland’s mutual past.
Kaja Puto tries to understand how Western is the East, and how Eastern is the West.
As Gombrowicz wrote: “The War,” I say. He says: “The War.” Say I: “The war.” He to this: “The War.” So I to him: “The War, the war.”