Newly released files show that 58 years ago, British diplomats predicted that Russia would use Syria's civil war to "arouse antagonism" against America.
Donald Maclean and Guy Burgess, double agents who defected to Soviet Russia in 1951, have always been framed as slick operators. Newly released secret files show that perception is a far cry from reality.
Germany is expecting to receive more than 800,000 migrants in 2015. Unlike refugees from Syria or Iraq, however, people from the Balkans might not last in the European Union for long.
In a matter of days Germany has transformed its reputation by welcoming thousands of migrants and refugees, taking in 20,000 people last weekend alone. We went to witness the atmosphere in Munich.
VICE News reviewed newly released MI5 files that revealed how British spies aggressively monitored Doris Lessing, famous author and Communist.
The UN wants a reinvestigation into the conspiracy-laden crash that killed Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld in 1961, but Britain and the United States are refusing to hand over important documents.
General Philip Breedlove told VICE News that the American government's plan to station heavy weaponry in Eastern Europe and the Baltic states is "not out of the ordinary."
VICE News spoke to analyst and former diplomat John Herbst, who thinks former Soviet states with Russian-speaking populations are right to be nervous — and NATO needs to do more.
The head of the Lithuanian military's strategic communications division says Putin is trying to rewrite Lithuanian history in order to pave the way for a Russian occupation.
VICE News embedded with Lithuania's army as it carried out simulation warfare against fictional rebels, preparing for a peacetime attack from the East, which it believes is highly likely.
VICE News has learned that some UK Foreign Office 'sensitivity reviewers' are reading and redacting historic documents that they themselves wrote while working as diplomats.
The files, some labeled "Top Secret," could shed more light on abuses committed in British colonies during the heyday of the Empire, that successive governments have long kept hidden.