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Sex, Lies and Offshore Vehicles: How Russia Became the Country It Is Today

As this extract from Oliver Bullough's book 'Moneyland' makes clear, it is remarkably easy to loot a country providing you are in charge of it.
Oliver Bullough
a day ago
mental health

Photos of an Illegal Mental Health Awareness March in Moscow

Campaigners of PsychoActive risked arrest to demonstrate against the lack of mental health support in Russia.
Olga Kravets
5.3.19
Photography

Portraits of Women Inside Russia’s Modern Gulags

"In jail they don't stop being mothers, sisters, teachers, loved ones, grandparents or simply cute girls."
Mirjana Milovanovic
4.5.19
Munchies

How Russia Fell in Love with Candy Bars Made of Blood

Many Soviet children grew up loving the sweetness, texture, and slight metallic twang of Hematogen bars—without knowing what was in them.
Mark Hay
4.1.19
Views My Own

Trump Never Had Anything to Fear from an Insider Like Robert Mueller

We have effectively written white-collar crime and public corruption out of the US code.
David Dayen
3.28.19
Robert Mueller

The Mueller Report Actually Looks Like Good News for the Democrats

Most Democrats didn't really want an impeachment fight, and now they're free to move on to more important battles.
Harry Cheadle
3.26.19
Sports

Professional Slapping Is The World’s Greatest Sport

You do not want to get into a slap fight with the Russian man known as Dumpling.
Mack Lamoureux
3.21.19
Media Power List

The Most Important Media News of the Last Two Weeks

Facebook struggle to connect with teens, while a picture of an egg is here to cure our mental health problems.
Gavin Haynes
2.26.19
Coal

Toxic Black Snow Is Covering Towns in Siberia

“The future of our children is terrifying.”
Sarah Emerson
2.20.19
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
2.8.19
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
Robert Mueller

Inside Robert Mueller's Horny, Joking-but-Not-Really Fandom

The special counsel "has all of the qualities of a super crush: He's mysterious. He doesn't return phone calls. He plays hard to get."
Alex Norcia
1.30.19
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