Stalin

Film

We Spoke to Armando Iannucci About Stalin, Weinstein and Alan Partridge

Ahead of the release of his latest directorial feature, 'The Death of Stalin'.
Daniel Dylan Wray
10.20.17
russia

What It Was Like to Work at a Russian Gulag

Ivan Chistyakov was living a modern life in the city, working as an engineer and checking out plays and movies. Then he got shipped off to Siberia.
Seth Ferranti
7.31.17
Travel

A Visit to Europe’s Last Dictatorship

Ex-Soviet Belarus only began accepting visa-free tourists this year. I had to explore one of the hardest-drinking, most WWII-nostalgic countries on Earth.
Dave Hazzan
7.25.17
vice meets

Talking Art, Acid and Architecture with Filmmaker Jonathan Meades

The British cultural icon talks about his new documentary Ben Building, which looks at the architecture of fascist Italy.
VICE Staff
6.1.16
Film

This Journalist Spoke to Chechens Living in the Shadow of War

We spoke to French-English journalist Manon Loizeau, who recently went back to Chechnya years after the end of its devastating war to make a new documentary.
Alice Tchernookova
6.24.15
Stuff

What Would Cities Look Like without Greedy Landlords and Property Development Sharks?

We interviewed Owen Hatherley, author of a book about what happens to architecture when you get rid of capitalists and estate agents.
Philip Kleinfeld
6.4.15
Internet Exploring

Jazz on Bones and X-Ray Audio: Chasing the Ghost of Soviet Russia's Most Dedicated Vinyl Bootlegger

How Soviet hipsters invented the first flexi discs...and were sent to the gulag for doing so.
Kim Kelly
5.13.15
VICE News

Crimea: March of the Tatars

Russia's rule over Crimea could have deadly consequences for the Tatars.
VICE Staff
8.4.14
Photo

No One Wants to Live in the Arctic City of Vorkuta Any More

Ideas the town council has come up with in order to boost the area's profile have included a proposal to use the area for nuclear tests and the restoration of the Gulag into a leisure park.
Tomeu Coll
5.30.14
Stuff

A Visit to Moscow's Brain Institute

Where Stalin's brain is kept in a jar.
Joy Neumeyer
4.11.14
Stuff

Hitler Madness: The Tournament to Officially Determine the Most Hitlerish Person of All Time

The tournament to officially determine the most Hitlerish person of all time.
VICE Staff
3.21.14