Kazakhstan

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
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump accuses Russia of helping North Korea, bus fire in Kazakhstan kills 52, John Kelly said to dub Trump campaign wall promise "uninformed," and more
VICE Staff
1.18.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Sacha Baron Cohen Wants to Reimburse Tourists Fined for Wearing Borat's Mankini

The 'Borat'-loving tourists were arrested in Kazakhstan for dressing up like Cohen's character.
River Donaghey
11.21.17
Russian Road Trip

Road-Tripping to One of the Most Radioactive Places on Earth

VICE's Abdullah Saeed, Danielle Neftin, and Dina Rayzman venture through Russia and into Kazakhstan to visit the "Polygon," the Soviet Union's primary nuclear test site.
VICE Staff
10.25.17
travel

My Strange Winter with a Shaman in Kazakhstan

Photographer Denis Vejas documents the practices of one of the country's last Sufi dervishes.
Denis Vejas
11.30.16
Stuff

How Does Kazakhstan Feel About 'Borat' Ten Years Later?

"It was a comedy—not a documentary."
VICE Staff
11.3.16
travel

The Grueling Lives of Foreign Students Who Spend Summers Working in America

They go to the best universities in their home countries. But in America, they're just "the help."
VICE Staff
6.15.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Obama approves airstrikes in Afghanistan, thousands are expected to line the streets of Louisville today to mourn Muhammad Ali, Google's co-founder is funding flying car startups, and more.
Vice Beta
6.10.16
The Crown and Sceptre Issue

Plutonium in the Hills: How Do You Keep Nuclear Secrets Buried Forever?

Decades after the fall of Soviet Union, scientists are working to determine the lasting environmental effects of Soviet nuclear testing in Kazakhstan.
ALEX PASTERNACK
11.24.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Kazakhstan Thinks It Finally Figured Out the Source of That Weird Sleeping Sickness

The government believes the culprit was carbon monoxide from uranium mines in the area.
River Donaghey
7.17.15
News

Officials Are Evacuating the City in Kazakhstan Where Villagers Fall Asleep At Random

They're hoping that by rounding everyone up and kicking them out the affliction will just disappear.
Mark Hay
2.26.15
News

Happy New Year! Here's a Bunch of Bad Shit That's About to Happen

It's time to stop worrying about all the terrible things that happened globally and locally in 2014, and focus on speculating about the terrible things that will probably happen in 2015
Mike Pearl
1.1.15