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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
urbex

Photos of the Forgotten Island That Defended America During the Cold War

Once home to 5,000 military personal, the base on Adak Island is now rusting into the wind.
Stephen Smit
8.15.18
philosophy

So, What Actually Is Communism Then?

Since it's in the media, we took a look at what it actually is.
Tom Whyman
7.27.18
urban exploration

Photographing These Abandoned Space Shuttles Made Me a Russian Target

How one man broke into a secret facility housing the last of the Soviet Union's experimental space ships.
Julian Morgans
3.9.18
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
Comics!

'Vania The Bear Versus Radioactive Hellrats,' Today's Comic by Pedro d'Apremont, Gabriel Góes and Cynthia Bonacossa

Vania the Bear and friends head to the countryside to hunt radioactive hellrats in exchange for discount coupons.
Pedro d'Apremont, Gabriel Góes, and Cynthia Bonacos
8.28.16
Gaming

Playing WWII Sim ‘Hearts of Iron IV’ Makes the Modern World Look Like It’s On the Brink

Where the world stands in 2016 is much like where it was in 1936, which is where Paradox's strategy game begins.
Oliver Lee Bateman
8.1.16
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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

How Is the Tetris Movie Going to Work, Exactly?

Like... why?
Carlton Férment
5.18.16
Art

See the Avant-Garde Photos that Helped Spread Soviet Communism

'The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography, Early Soviet Film' is now on display at the Jewish Museum in New York.
Anya Tchoupakov
10.25.15
The Road to Nowhere Issue

The Eastern European Gay Rights Movement Is Struggling to Be More Than a Western Cause

The region has lagged behind Western Europe when it comes to gay rights thanks to its reactionary nationalist movements and Russia's outwardly homophobic regime.
Svetlana Kitto
9.30.15
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
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