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This Guy in a Costume Fooled Russian TV into Thinking He Was a ‘High-Tech’ Robot

"Robot Boris has already learned to dance and he’s not that bad."
Beckett Mufson
12.13.18
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
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
russia

A Woman in Russia Keeps Pouring Bleach Onto Manspreaders’ Legs

The 20-year-old social activist is waging a war on manspreading, using bleach 30 times stronger than the household solution.
Gavin Butler
9.26.18
Photos

The Bizarre Story Behind These Sensual Photos of Women and Bears

Meet Stepan, the 24-year-old Russian domesticated bear that’s become an Instagram icon.
Nourhan Hesham
9.24.18
Views My Own

Trump's Treatment of Women, Not Russia, Will Bring Him Down

We should be paying more attention to the sexual harassment and assault allegations swirling around the president.
Jill Filipovic
9.17.18
Gaming

An Example of a 2,000-Year-Old Board Game Was Found in a Secret Castle Passage

A checkers-like game was discovered in a medieval castle.
Samantha Cole
9.13.18
space war

'Very Abnormal' Russian Satellite Escalates Fears of Orbital Arms Race

Russia and China have been ramping up their military presence in space in order to keep up with American capabilities.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.18
Facebook

Why Election Interference Campaigns on Facebook Are Still Working

"If they’re not caught, it leads to action in the real world. If they’re exposed, they’ve already undermined trust in the conversation."
Matthew Gault
8.3.18
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
Views My Own

Trump's Iran Tantrum Shows He's Just a Dumb President in Big Trouble

Sabre-rattling is a tried-and-true tactic for presidents who aren't very smart and don't have a lot of friends. Just ask George W Bush.
Matt Taylor
7.24.18
Views My Own

The Russia Scandal Might Help Trump Get Reelected

If his opponents focus too much on theories of collusion and "kompromat", they'll risk glossing over the real failings of his presidency.
Harry Cheadle
7.23.18
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