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.
Protesting in the heat is fucking horrible.
There we all were: my half-naked compatriots and I, either running from something or searching for something, because basically there are only three reasons to trade life in Russia for a life unknown.
Thanks to Isa Lappalainen, you can now buy underwear emblazoned with the likes of Vladmir Putin, Tyra Banks, and Jesus.
Mothers-to-be are crowding the shores of Miami and hiring bilingual companies to find them short-term leases and high-quality medical care before they jet back home.
VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky embedded with the Azov Battalion while they trained and conducted a patrol.
VICE News stumbled upon one of the many Ukrainian ambulance convoys sent to retrieve the dead and wounded from an ambush site, finding a scene of absolute horror and panic.
For three weeks, the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the capital of the so-called Donetsk Peoples Republic, has faced a near-constant barrage of deadly shellfire. Hundreds of civilians have been killed as the Ukrainian army slowly encircled Donetsk and…
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, protests erupt in Ferguson, Missouri, and anti-government protesters demonstrate in Pakistan.
A new survey shows that 87 percent of Russians support Vladimir Putin, but does that mean he's actually beloved by his people?
We visited Debaltseve, a town at a strategic crossroads between two rebel-held cities in Eastern Ukraine.
Since the Tatars returned to Crimea during the fall of the Soviet Union, they've lived relatively peaceful lives under Ukrainian rule, but since Russia annexed Crimea, the community has worried that history may repeat itself.
On July 24, 14 bodies were exhumed from a burial site in Sloviansk. The victims were civilians, all of whom are believed to have been killed by pro-Russia separatists when they were occupying the area. According to Ukrainian officials, there are roughly 3…
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