Invisible Battleground

Ongoing research project dedicated to the everyday militarisation in and around Kaliningrad. It involves media researchers, activists, and journalists covering the Eastern Baltic region and is intended to strengthen critical approach towards national militancies - through revealing militarisation effects on everyday life and social culture.

Project's intermediate results are summarised in a multimedia long-form under the title "The Sounds of War in the Heart of Europe” - by freelance journalist Prune Antoine, Gil Skorwid of Fixers.Press, photographer Jan Zappner and published on The report can be reached here. Follow project updates on

The first stage of investigation in the Baltics was funded with’s European Cross-border grant. In 2017 the report focusing on social tensions and consequences of the militarisation on everyday life received the French public broadcaster "France Radio" award Prix Philippe Chaffanjon.