Moscow Is About to Build a Surveillance System to Rival China's Dystopian Nightmare
A court ruling clears the way for the city to install hundreds of thousands of cameras and build a system inspired by the one China uses to surveil Muslims.
Russia is sending troops and military equipment to Venezuela
Moscow is a key ally of the regime of President Nicola Maduro, who has come under increasing pressure from Washington and European states to step down
From Moscow with Flow: How Rap Became Russia's Most Important Genre
Relying on DIY methods and a "fuck the major labels" attitude, homegrown rappers are bringing a fresh, global sound to the Russian underground.