Russians

In the Margins

My Journeys into the Margins of Society as an Ex-Con

The margins, the twilight, the fringe of society—that's where the present first rolls over into the future, and this column aims to report from there.
Daniel Genis
11.13.14
The Do It Well and Leave Something Witchy Issue

Pregnant Russians Are Going to Florida to Give Birth in Warm Weather

Mothers-to-be are crowding the shores of Miami and hiring bilingual companies to find them short-term leases and high-quality medical care before they jet back home.
Erin Meisenzahl-Peace
10.16.14
VICE News

We Embedded with the Azov Battalion While They Trained and Conducted a Patrol

The group is allegedly linked to neo-Nazism.
VICE Staff
9.7.14
VICE News

Watch the Aftermath of an Ambush on Ukrainian Forces

VICE News stumbled upon one of the many Ukrainian ambulance convoys sent to retrieve the dead and wounded from an ambush site, finding a scene of absolute horror and panic.
VICE Staff
9.6.14
News

We Spoke with the Euromaidan Activist Who Was Forced to Flee Crimea

As the head of the Euromaidan movement in the Crimean city of Sevastopol, Ukraine, Viktor Neganov led about 100 Ukrainians in his hometown to call for an end to corruption. Once the Russian troops took control of the peninsula, Viktor escaped to Kiev...
Zack Baddorf
3.18.14
The Russia Issue

Vice Pictures - Jerry Hsu Goes To Russia

I flew into Moscow alone. After the 14-hour flight I got to stand in an immigration line for three hours while hundreds of Russians cut in front of me. They are the world’s greatest cutters.
Jerry Hsu
4.1.06
The Russia Issue

Over The Counter Habits

The FSB (which is like the FBI but waaaay scarier) gassed the “Nord-Ost” hostages with it in October 2002 to prevent some Chechen mujahadeen from blowing the building up with 900 or so hostages inside. The women and children simply OD’d on the stuff...
Vlad Osovsky
4.1.06
The Russia Issue

Russians in London

Dasha is a 19-year-old Economics student and the only child of a media tycoon from Moscow. With a Hermès Birkin collection that would make Paris Hilton piss in her panties, Dasha loves to blow her family's cash.
Elena Krylova
4.1.06
The Russia Issue

Russian Cocktails

“In America, you drink vodka. But in Soviet Russia…vodka drinks you.” —Yakov Smirnoff, comic genius
W.C. Fieldsikov
4.1.06
The Russia Issue

Vice Fashion - Russian Guys Gone Wild

I eat out every night. The money in promotion over here is ridiculous but there’s no such thing in Russia. I love it here and I hate my own cooking.
Alex Sturrock
4.1.06
The Russia Issue

Full Metal Torture

Over the recent New Year's holidays, Private Andrei Sychyov's superiors tied him to a chair and beat him continuously for hours and hours, taking breaks only to sustain their drinking binge.
Jake Rudnitsky
4.1.06
The Russia Issue

Born to Run

Do you miss Russia?
VICE Staff
4.1.06