The dilapidated remains of Russian Buran shuttles at Baikonur Cosmodrome were spray-painted, according to state media.
Considered lost to the ages, the Soviet-era film was rediscovered by a Russian TV station and posted online.
Though there’s a pandemic, economic collapse and environmental chaos, nukes are still the top threat to humanity.
'Red Penguins' is a new documentary that explores one of the strangest moments in Russian hockey.
"We had a general standing philosophy from the beginning, which was: Accuracy is everything to us."
Many Soviet children grew up loving the sweetness, texture, and slight metallic twang of Hematogen bars—without knowing what was in them.
Skywatchers say Kosmos 482, which was designed to withstand the harsh environment of Venus, will likely land on Earth intact.
"Tea or cigarettes might be wagered, but also fingers, ears, eyes, or even the lives of other inmates—or the life of the player himself."
VICE's Abdullah Saeed, Danielle Neftin, and Dina Rayzman venture through Russia and into Kazakhstan to visit the "Polygon," the Soviet Union's primary nuclear test site.
The expensive attempt was largely a mechanical failure, but it was still one of the stranger covert ops in US history.
The United Nations may not formally recognize the country's independence, but 500,000 Transnistrians deserve to be seen.