An atmosphere of suspicion is leading a growing number of Russians to denounce their friends, neighbours and even relatives to the police for opposing Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine.
VICE World News obtained rare access in Russia, where state propaganda has convinced people that Vladimir Putin is defending them from an existential threat.
Bernie Ecclestone defended Vladimir Putin as a “first-class person.” He's previously wished Putin was “running Europe,” and described Adolf Hitler as someone who was “able to get things done.”
The Russian tourist board is now promoting a relaxing summer holiday to the president’s favourite macho holiday spots in response to foreign flight bans.
Russia’s most high-profile dissident has been transferred from prison to an unknown location, his spokesperson said.
As Russia’s President Vladimir Putin openly discusses dreams of expansion, Russia’s big tech company removes all borders from its maps app.
As the war in Ukraine has unfolded, Russian sta has been bombarding people with alarming statements that have shocked – but not surprised – media experts.
Sergey Andreev was visiting a cemetery in Warsaw to mark Russia's Victory Day when he was surrounded by activists protesting the war in Ukraine.
Russia's president had been tipped to announce a full mobilisation or declare victory in Ukraine, but he used Moscow's Victory Day parade to repeat unfounded justifications for his invasion.
Accidentally unsealed court docs seem to show Franklin Foer sending a draft of a story to Fusion GPS, the firm behind the infamous Steele dossier.
But despite not actually talking to Putin, Antonov defended the Russian president’s mindset.
Putin is thought to be hiding his own secret wealth by stashing it away with relatives, a U.S. official said.