Doctors Warned This Turkish Hospital Was Unsafe. Then the Earthquakes Hit.
Turkey has supposedly spent 20 years making its cities safer, but with earthquakes toppling thousands of buildings including hospitals, people are demanding answers.
Putin Forced This Russian TV Channel to Close – Now It’s Back
VICE World News went behind the scenes of Russia’s only independent TV station, TV Rain, which was forced out of the country for reporting honestly on Ukraine.
You Can’t Grow Food in This Country and Children Are Dying
While all eyes are on the brutal war in Ukraine, twice as many children in Somalia have died during an intense drought – and few countries seem to care.
Russians Are Snitching On Friends and Family Who Oppose the War in Ukraine
An atmosphere of suspicion is leading a growing number of Russians to denounce their friends, neighbours and even relatives to the police for opposing Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine.
She Lost Her Husband in Ukraine. But She Still Backs Putin 100 Percent.
VICE World News obtained rare access in Russia, where state propaganda has convinced people that Vladimir Putin is defending them from an existential threat.
Why the West Hopes Halting a Russian Gas Pipeline Will Prevent War in Ukraine
After Vladimir Putin recognised two breakaway areas in Ukraine as independent states, Germany pulled the plug on the $11 billion Nord Stream 2. It's a huge deal.
Putin Promised to Withdraw Troops From Ukraine’s Borders. It Hasn’t Happened Yet.
Open source intelligence researchers and U.S. analysts see little evidence of troops actually pulling back, despite Russia's claims.
Russia's Wildfires Dwarfed All Other Fires Across the World in 2021
Wildfires in Siberia emitted seven times as much CO2 as all wildfires in the US, while "zombie fires" burning in peat are set to reawaken next summer.
The Climate Crisis Has Created a Woolly Mammoth Gold Rush in Siberia
Permafrost thawing in Siberia is revealing tusks from woolly mammoths that have been dead for 4,000 years, which some Russians are now making a living from.
Putin Is Leaving Russia’s Poorest Areas to Fight Coronavirus on Their Own
Doctors in a remote mountain region are even having to borrow oxygen canisters from auto body shops.
Russia Is Quarantining People Exposed to Coronavirus in a Hostel
“I am scared. I am pregnant. Please let me leave," one resident told VICE News.
Moscow Is Using Coronavirus as an Excuse to Amp Up Its Facial Recognition Surveillance
The lockdowns will eventually lift, but Russians worry the widespread use of this technology is here to stay.