spies

russia

I Went to the Opening of a KGB Spy Museum and It Was Kind of Awesome

I, for one, welcome our new ex-Soviet overlords.
Alex Norcia
1.19.19
tv

The Best Thing on TV This Year Was: 'The Americans'

The series finale of this smart show about undercover Russian spies in the 1980s surpassed all expectations.
Kara Weisenstein
12.19.18
true crime

The Quest to Pin the 90s Murder of a CIA Agent on the KGB

Twenty-five years ago, an American spy in Georgia was killed, supposedly by a drunken villager. Michael Pullara didn't buy that.
Alex Norcia
11.29.18
true crime

The Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saga Is Just Getting Started

If Saudi Arabia thought it might silence (execute) a critic without much fuss, it was wrong.
Francisco Alvarado
11.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

No, China Hasn’t Hijacked Canadian Sea Sensors To Spy on US Subs

A report from the South China Morning Post got the alt-right all bothered, but a fact check shows otherwise.
Ian J. Keddie
11.2.18
true crime

Decoding the NRA-Obsessed Blog of an Accused Russian Spy

We translated the LiveJournal of Maria Butina, the Russian accused of using sex to influence Republican politics for the Kremlin.
Brian Freskos
7.25.18
espionage

If Trump Is a Russian Spy, This Is How They're Using Him

Just in case you wondered.
Matt Taylor
7.19.18
tv

It Took Binge Watching ‘The Americans’ to Understand Why It’s a Classic

This wasn’t a show just about spies. It was a story about friendship and the incredible power of needing someone to be there for you.
Noel Ransome
6.1.18
tv

'The Americans' Is 'The Sopranos' of This Decade

I can't believe more people aren't obsessed with this show.
Kara Weisenstein
5.31.18
diplomacy

Canada joins US and EU to expel Russian diplomats following attack on former spy

Four Russians “identified as intelligence officers” will be expelled from Ottawa and Montreal following the poisoning of a former Russian spy in the UK.
VICE News
3.26.18
Hacking

Ottawa's cyberspies confirm Iranian hackers targeted Canadian systems

US officials charged nine Iranians with hacking computers in Canada, the US and other countries.
Ben Makuch
3.23.18
Sergei Skripal

Everything we know about Sergei Skripal, the “poisoned” Russian double agent

The FSB said Skripal had been passing state secrets to British intelligence since the 1990s.
David Gilbert
3.6.18
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