'Freak' Orange Snow Sweeps Through Eastern Europe
People looked like they were skiing on Mars.
Putin’s election boast: I ordered a passenger plane shot down
“I told them: act according to the plan.”
German Figure Skater Somehow Decided to Skate to 'Schindler's List' Song
And Nicole Schott wasn't even the first German figure skater to do a routine to a song from the film.
The Artist Who Fights Authoritarianism with Doodles
The power of the Romanian artist's politically motivated work lies in its simplicity.
Russia Wants a Doomsday Device — And It's a Sign They're Losing Their Nuclear Marbles
The fact that the Russians are supposedly talking about high-fallout weapons in the tens of megatons tells us that the guys in Moscow may be perilously close to losing their goddamn minds over missile defense.
US Airdropping Weapons to Syrian Rebels, as YPG Is Accused of War Crimes
The news came as Amnesty International released a report accusing US-allied rebel group the YPG of committing war crimes by driving out thousands of non-Kurdish civilians and destroying their homes.
The Hangover News
This weekend, the creator of the online drugs marketplace Silk Road was sentenced to life in jail, and a guy from 'Dirty Sanchez' apologised after getting shitfaced on a plane and pissing on Dolph Lundgren.
The Sight of 200 Body Bags Roasting on a Beach in the UK Might Be Amnesty's Best Stunt Yet
This morning's protest highlighting the EU migrant crisis is an example of how effective and affecting protest art can be.
Activists Want to Send These Alcoholic Russian Bears to Rehab in Romania
The bears have been held captive for over 20 years in a garbage-strewn cage outside of a Sochi restaurant, whose owner allowed patrons to give the bears alcoholic beverages.
Why the Sochi Olympics are the Most Expensive in History
In the case of Russia's Winter Olympics in Sochi, there's more money to be made than ever before, especially if you're a friend of Putin.
The Olympic Committee Thinks You're Stupid
The UN and IOC have a bizarre relationship that goes a long way toward explaining why neither one of them does much of anything to realize their ideals.
Suicide Bombing May Signal Return of Terror to Chechnya
The war-torn hotbed of terrorism in southern Russia has been relatively quiet recently, but an attack Sunday that killed five people suggests Chechen terrorists are back.