Alec Luhn

French elections

Russia is trying to “sow chaos” in Europe by betting big on Marine Le Pen and France's far right

Alec Luhn
5.5.17
russia

Trump and Putin are both very insecure about the size of their nuclear arsenals

Alec Luhn
2.24.17
russia

We watched Trump’s inauguration with excited Russians in Moscow

Alec Luhn
1.21.17
russia

72 Russians have died this week from drinking bath oil because they couldn't afford real alcohol

Alec Luhn
12.22.16
russia

California secessionist movement opens first “embassy” -- and it's in Moscow

Alec Luhn
12.21.16
crime & drugs

Why did Russia shut down its version of the DEA?

The story of Putin’s decision to dissolve Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service involves turf wars, a tanking economy, and allegations of rampant corruption.
Alec Luhn
7.6.16
Europe

Putin: Russia's Problem Isn't Clinton or Trump, It's America's 'Imperial Ambitions'

It was one of several answers to questions from the public the Russian president took during his 14th annual call-in show, which lasted for three hours and 40 minutes but produced few revelations.
Alec Luhn
4.14.16
russia

A Putin-Loving Alien Cult Wants to Build Its 'Extraterrestrial Embassy' in Russia

A group called the Raelian movement held an event in downtown Moscow to explain why mankind needs to build an embassy to welcome our alien creators back to Earth.
Alec Luhn
4.2.16
Europe

Here's What Happened in Russia on the First Anniversary of the Killing of Boris Nemtsov

At least 10,000 people participated in a peaceful march through Moscow to commemorate the slain opposition leader, but protesters in some cities were harassed and attacked.
Alec Luhn
2.27.16
Europe

In Photos: We Visited the Moscow Cat Theater Clouded by Cruelty Allegations

The Kuklachyov family have made millions from "world's only cat theater" situated in prime Moscow real estate. But activists say the well-connected family abuse and exploit their animals.
Alec Luhn
2.11.16
Europe

Putin's Shit List: Who Russia's President Called out at His Year-End Press Conference

Vladimir Putin has strong likes and dislikes. Among the latter: Turkey, whistleblowers, and America — except for Donald Trump.
Alec Luhn
12.17.15
russia

Pissed Off Russian Truckers Are Threatening to Cause a Traffic Nightmare in Moscow

A rare protest over a new system of road fees for large vehicles has truckers threatening to shut down one of the most vital transport links in Russia.
Alec Luhn
12.6.15
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