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russia

Russia’s ‘Batshit Crazy’ New Super-Weapons Are Mostly Hype

The power of the Kremlin's new supersonic and atomic missiles are exaggerated, experts say.
David Axe
7.24.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Why Russians Can't Wait to Host Their Enemies at the World Cup

I travelled around Russia to find out how its people feel about welcoming visitors from countries they've been told are the enemy.
Nik Afanasjew
6.13.18
alcohol

Russian Art Gallery Considers Ban on Booze After Drunk Man Attacks Painting with Pole

“I don’t drink vodka, and became overwhelmed by something.”
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.30.18
Food

I Spent Three Days in Moscow Eating Like a Russian Oligarch

Can you really have vodka and caviar for three meals a day? The answer is yes.
Giorgia Cannarella
3.21.18
Views My Own

Was the Trump Campaign Full of Spies or Just Idiots?

Somehow, the strange saga of competing Russia memos has mostly served to make the president's campaign look shadier than ever.
Marcy Wheeler
2.27.18
Remembering Things

30 Years Ago, Billy Joel Had a Meltdown in Moscow

In 1987, the piano man tried to bridge the gap between the US and the Soviet Union, and threw an onstage tantrum in the process.
Dan Ozzi
7.28.17
thump exclusive stream

We Sent a Pair of Plane Mad Russian Disco Producers to an Aviation Museum for the Day

Join Disco Halal signings Simple Symmetry on planespotting trip, and listen to their brand new EP too.
Josh Baines
3.8.17
politics

A Timeline of Trump's Long History with Russia

Let's sort out some simple, widely reported truths from eyelid-twitch-inducing "just asking questions" Medium posts.
Harry Cheadle
2.17.17
Art

Indiana Jones Meets 'Akira' in a Wordless Animated Short

Russian animator Vitaliy Shushko's first short film feels like a Disney movie with more transhumanism...and blood.
Beckett Mufson
12.8.16
russia

Tune into the Russian Underground with This Guest Mix by Pixelord

The Moscow-based producer's turned in an hour of exclusives in support of a brand new EP on Nightwave's Heka Trax imprint.
Josh Baines
12.6.16
Restaurants

This Russian Restaurant Is Serving Rat Burgers

If you smell a rat at Moscow’s Krasnodar Bistro, it probably is one.
Daisy Meager
11.21.16
Art

Snoop Dogg Is Painting Now: Last Week In Art

Also: Two van Goghs, stolen 14 years ago, were recovered by Italian police and returned to the van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
Nathaniel Ainley
10.3.16
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