An expert in mass communication and author of the book The Undersea Network explains why we shouldn't be too worried about Russia cutting our internet cables.
It was revealed earlier this week that Australian forces haven't flown a mission in Syria since Russia became involved. No official reason has been given.
You only get out what you Putin.
Yet more Clinton email revelations, Thailand's great firewall, another load of Cosby allegations, a new 'X-Files' trailer, and more.
Sure, we'd all like to see Putin take on the Islamic State in a steel cage—but we asked an expert what he wants, realistically.
In his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly in more than a decade, the Russian president proposed an anti-ISIS alliance "similar to the anti-Hitler" coalition.
Wouldn't it be hilarious if Putin had a change of heart about LGBT rights?
The region has lagged behind Western Europe when it comes to gay rights thanks to its reactionary nationalist movements and Russia's outwardly homophobic regime.
But they may have just plagiarized the design from a French anti-gay group.
"Politics, after all, isn't just Bushes and Clintons but also Harvey Milks and Hunter S. Thompsons."
Along with the sweet tanks to climb in and grenade launchers to touch and guns to shoot, visitors will be able to buy all the Putin memorabilia the mind can dream up.
"I'm completely against cultural isolation. Unfortunately, Russia is making a beeline for that at the moment."
This morning's protest highlighting the EU migrant crisis is an example of how effective and affecting protest art can be.
Russia isn't officially at war, but her soldiers are dying. How are their families dealing with the loss?
Despite Putin's anti-gay propaganda law still going strong, Moscow's LGBT club scene thrives in the shadows. We hit up a couple of gay bars and found that there's hope for gay Russians yet.
"I don't feel Machiavellian, but I know I can be. I mean, I've done things that people describe as Machiavellian."
A rundown of all the countries you should be scared of this year.
The situation for LGBT people can often feel bleak. Let's give ourselves a pat on the back for a change.
It's time to stop worrying about all the terrible things that happened globally and locally in 2014, and focus on speculating about the terrible things that will probably happen in 2015
This is likely to prove counter-productive—vindictive enough to anger Alexei Navalny, but not enough to silence him.
I went to a hair salon to watch as a shady traveling hair buyer named Sergey took advantage of the dire economic straits many Serbians find themselves in.
This week's list includes legal weed, cruise missile attacks, cops, and the people who hate the cops.
Economic sanctions and the falling price of oil seem to be crippling Russia's fragile economy, but is that actually a good thing for the West?
A new study may help erode the notion that sexual orientation is a choice—if the homophobic fanatics around the world take it seriously, that is.