russia

PUSSY RIOT

Pussy Riot Turns Buildings Into Protest Art

We had a chat with Nadya Tolokonnikova about her series of projections aimed at world leaders.
Patrick Heardman
2 days ago
polar bears

Dozens of Polar Bears Overtake Russian Island and Cause State of Emergency

"Daily life is in turmoil."
Sarah Emerson
5 days ago
Conspiracies

Russia Is Reopening an Investigation Into the World’s Greatest Mystery

Google the “Dyatlov Pass incident” and you are going find some incredible theories into the mysterious deaths of nine hikers.
Mack Lamoureux
2.7.19
Photography

Photos of the Ukrainian Camp Where Children Were Trained to Kill

Every summer they trained 150 kids as young as eight to fight, shoot, and survive.
Mirjana Milovanovic
2.7.19
LGBT

Survivors Claim Chechen Authorities Rape LGBT Prisoners with Electric Shock Sticks

The purge is “more violent and cruel” than ever before.
David Gilbert
1.21.19
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
adventure

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Visit North Korea

2018 has been a landmark year. So is the 'hermit kingdom' finally opening up?
Tristan Kennedy
12.28.18
urbex

Meet the Photographer Infiltrating Russia’s Most Secret Places

Lana Sator offers us a rare peak into dilapidated weapons factories and bomb shelters.
Mirjana Milovanovic
12.28.18
Atmospheric science

Chinese and Russian Scientists Teamed Up to Manipulate the Earth’s Atmosphere

The two countries were responsible for disrupting the planet’s ionosphere in a series of experiments this June.
Sarah Emerson
12.20.18
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
12.20.18
Drugs

Russia Is Punishing People for Helping Drug Users

Moscow's only harm reduction NGO has been given a potentially devastating fine for doing the work it's meant to do.
Niko Vorobjov
12.11.18
Arms Race

Putin on a Nuclear Arms Race: Bring it on

The INF Treaty is about to get shredded.
David Gilbert
12.7.18
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