St Petersburg's Homoto say they're more about helping people hook up than politics, but it's hard to ignore their country's anti-LGBT legislation and all the homophobic, ultra-nationalist motorbike clubs who want them dead.
Photographer Olga Kravets documents modern life in Chechyna, a federal state of Russia, where Turkish-built skyscrapers tower over citizens and the government tortures young men if they show any sign of dissent.
Heroin is like Aladdin's lamp: it will make you think that your wishes are coming true, that you are in control of your life.
An interview with an inmate who says that when the pro-Russian separatists took over his prison camp, they brutalized and shot inmates while forcing them to work longer hours.
But they may have just plagiarized the design from a French anti-gay group.
Irina Rozovsky makes photographs of people and places, transforming external landscapes into interior states.
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The idea is to get kids to stop taking selfies with loaded guns and in front of oncoming trains.
We talked to author and security analyst Peter Singer about why the next war will be so much scarier than past ones, and whether there's anything we can do about it.
In our finale, VICE co-founder Shane Smith meets with Kremlin officials and American leaders to find out just how tense American-Russian relations have become in the years following the end of the Cold War.
This geopolitically-aimed performance piece has ruffled international feathers at the Venice Biennale and beyond.
We spoke to French-English journalist Manon Loizeau, who recently went back to Chechnya years after the end of its devastating war to make a new documentary.
For our season finale, we take a close look at America's complex relationship with Russia, and how the conflict in Ukraine has pushed that relationship to the brink of a full-blown crisis.
Activist Nadya Tolokonnikova on prison, being forced to make police uniforms, and the absurdity of Russia's laws.
A small but dedicated team has put together a new smartphone title that documents the city's architectural heritage.
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.
How do you manage your fear in these life-threatening situations? "Curiosity. That's the best solution. That's what overwhelms everything else."
The group fought against the Ukrainian Army until their commander was thrown in jail in November by the Donetsk People's Republic, the Russian-aligned government he was fighting alongside.
Ruslan and Oxana met first as soldiers in the same unit, when both joined the Donetsk People's Republic military at the beginning of the region's violent secession from Ukraine.
"I'm completely against cultural isolation. Unfortunately, Russia is making a beeline for that at the moment."
There's a burgeoning psychedelic rock revival scene in Moscow right now, and these guys are at its forefront.
The Magnum photographer got to know the small towns of Russia and the United States—one stranger's couch at a time.
The military exercise also included threats such as a band of hooligans armed with sticks and drunk wedding guests engaging in local folk dance.
This morning's protest highlighting the EU migrant crisis is an example of how effective and affecting protest art can be.