Dawn raids, Kafkaesque house arrests, ensuring articles are labelled with the words ‘FOREIGN AGENT’ in giant font – Russia is pulling out all the stops to clamp down on anything resembling independent media.
The iconic Hollywood action star has been an acquaintance of Vladimir Putin for years. Now he's fighting for the environment in the bullring of Russian politics.
The dilapidated remains of Russian Buran shuttles at Baikonur Cosmodrome were spray-painted, according to state media.
Facing lawsuits and legal trouble, archivists are working to save 77TB of freely available scientific data.
VICE World News uncovers evidence of Kremlin-backed gunmen gang-raping civilians in the Central African Republic and hiring hit squads to take out torture victims so their crimes are not exposed.
From banned entrants to citizens being interrogated for voting for rival countries, Eurovision’s history is littered with bizarre political feuds.
Derrick Bales, a Black veteran who runs a popular military lifestyle brand, maintains he did not participate in any fighting and was at the frontlines to conduct interviews for a coffee table book.
The war in Ukraine became a magnet for white supremacists from around the world, who fought on both sides of the conflict, living out their battlefield fantasies.
Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyaro pretended to be imprisoned Russian dissident Alexei Navalny’s right-hand man before a House of Commons committee, not long after they tricked a number of European politicians as well.
Milos Zeman, one of Europe’s most pro-Kremlin leaders, cast doubt on the findings of his country’s own security and intelligence agencies, to the benefit of Russia. Remind you of anyone?
After Brazil refused to import the vaccine, Sputnik V's disinformation machine revved into high gear.