What is the current state of the ‚city’ in the successor states of the Soviet Union? This is one of the central questions the ira.urban network seeks to address. Responses to this question require in-depth and manifold observations of everyday urban life. Therefore, this page aims to provide a space for exchange. It invites you to share casual notes and observations from the field, to discuss theoretical positions and evolving research questions or to post interesting information and sources on everyday life in the cities of the former Soviet Union.