Milene Larsson

Broadly

What Happened When Romania's Most Powerful Witch Moved to LA

Mihaela Minca is one of the most powerful—and feared—witches in Eastern Europe. In 2017, she relocated to California to work with some clients. We spoke to her about living out her American dream, which of course included hexing Donald Trump.
Milene Larsson
10.31.17
VICE News

Paris Gun Attack - Part 1

VICE News went to Place de la République following Wednesday's attack, where grieving Parisians from all groups of society have gathered.
Milene Larsson
1.9.15
Music World

Punk vs. Sharia

Tracking down the last punks of Aceh, Indonesia, who still live under constant threat from the Sharia police.
Milene Larsson
2.25.14
The Guide to Political Change

Istanbul Rising

On Friday, May 31, Turkish riot police fired tear gas and pepper spray into a peaceful protest held to save Gezi Park, one of the last green areas in central Istanbul. This set off the biggest civil uprising in the history of the Turkish Republic...
Milene Larsson
1.27.14
LGBT

Young and Gay in Putin's Russia

When Russian President Vladimir Putin banned gay "propaganda" in June last year, Russia's LGBT community went from being a stigmatized fringe group to full-blown enemies of the state. We traveled to Russia ahead of February's Winter Olympics to...
Milene Larsson
1.17.14
LGBT

Young and Gay in Putin's Russia

The main aim of Russia's new law, which essentially bans any public display of homosexuality, is to prevent minors from getting the impression that being gay is normal. Which means that, if you’re young and gay in Putin’s Russia, you’re ostracized and...
Milene Larsson
1.16.14
LGBT

Young and Gay in Putin's Russia

When Russian President Vladimir Putin banned gay "propaganda" last June, Russia's LGBT community went from being a stigmatized fringe group to full-blown enemies of the state. If you’re young and gay in Putin’s Russia, you’re ostracized and cut off...
Milene Larsson
1.15.14
LGBT

Young and Gay in Putin's Russia

When Russian President Vladimir Putin banned gay "propaganda" last June, Russia's LGBT community went from being a stigmatized fringe group to full-blown enemies of the state. We traveled to Russia to investigate the effects of the country's state...
Milene Larsson
1.14.14
VICE News

Young and Gay in Putin's Russia - Trailer

When Russian President Vladimir Putin banned gay "propaganda" in June last year, Russia's LGBT community went from being a stigmatized fringe group to full-blown enemies of the state.
Milene Larsson
1.8.14
Music

There's a Tiny Chance Pussy Riot Could Be Released Tomorrow

However, it could technically take up to six months for a new amnesty bill that would effectively free them to come into effect. This summer I spoke with Katya Samutsevich, Pussy Riot's guitarist, about the fight to get her fellow baclava-clad band...
Milene Larsson
12.18.13
FRINGES

The Warrior Women of Asgarda

The ladies of Asgarda are self-proclaimed descendants of the legendary Amazon warrior women who, according to myth, once roamed parts of what is now Ukraine. We traveled to the Carpathian Mountains in Western Ukraine to attend one of Asgarda’s...
Milene Larsson
10.22.13
News

Femen: 'We're Not Run by Men'

Femen's topless activists have had a rough few months. Since <a href="http://www.vice.com/vice-news/femen-sextremism-in-paris" target="_blank">our film</a> about them was released earlier this year, three activists have been jailed in Tunisia, their...
Milene Larsson
9.5.13
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