Diana Bruk

  • Why Russians Still Kinda Like Vladimir Putin

    A new survey shows that 87 percent of Russians support Vladimir Putin, but does that mean he's actually beloved by his people?

  • The Best of Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the Clown Prince of Russian Politics

    When he ran for prime minister, Zhirinovsky's campaign promises included free vodka for men and better underwear for women. He’s throttled newscasters and state officials, told world leaders to suck Russian dick, and pontificated about enslaving the...

  • Russia’s Silent but Deadly AIDS Epidemic

    HIV infection rates are dropping throughout the world, but not in Russia, where poor sex education, ignorance, and harsh government policies have resulted in a toxic environment where disease sufferers are stigmatized, shunned, and don't receive help.