Last July, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, killing 298 innocent people. VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky traveled to the site of the crash to see how the investigation is going.
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.
Russia was the kid everyone picked on at this weekend's G20 in Brisbane, but there were other countries with similarly atrocious records that slipped through the conference unnoticed.
The margins, the twilight, the fringe of society—that's where the present first rolls over into the future, and this column aims to report from there.
"The G-20 is a very important meeting where the world's most vital matters are to be discussed, and I'm here to tell you that Australia is going to win."
The Russian university that hosted the monument is upset that the sculpture was dismantled under the pretense of it needing to be repaired.
"What's happening in Ukraine now matters to criminals from Bogotá to Beijing."
On Sunday, rebels in eastern Ukraine held their first ever elections, voting for the incumbent leader Alexander Zakharchenko to continue to run the territory under separatist control.
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.
Under the dictatorship of Nicolae Ceaușescu, homosexuality was outlawed and never discussed—having the wrong kind of intercourse could lead to interrogations and prison time.
Russian fighter jets have been flying dangerously close to Swedish airspace and tension between the two countries has been on the rise. Is Sweden prepared to deal with a new antagonist?
VICE News follows the chaotic birth of the DPR as it tries to forge a path to independence and closer ties to Russia.
Oh No They Didn't grew from a LiveJournal community to an honest-to-god brand, but the people who run it today have been accused of exploiting the original founders.
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.
A mysterious state-sponsored organization took a group of Western journalists on a tour of Russia seemingly dedicated to telling them just how awful and full of lies the Western media is.
The new book 'I Am Akbar Agha' offers unique perspective from someone who was ideologically aligned with the movement but remained independent during its years in power.
If Russia invaded, Scotland would last about a day.
With the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine holding, the city of Donetsk is slowly beginning to fill with people. As the fear of sudden death from shelling begins to fade—for now—a few thousand people gathered this week at the city's World War II memorial for D…
On September 6, a day-long ceasefire in eastern Ukraine was broken when pro-Russia forces shelled Ukrainian tanks driving into Mariupol. VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky was in the city before, during, and after the ceasefire.
Greek photographer Leonidas Toubanos grew up in Athens and lives in Scotland, but recently he's been spending time in Russia photographing the country's LGBT community.
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.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, a UN report forecasts food shortages in Liberia, and authorities arrest protesting fast food employees.