Trump swears "nobody has been tougher on Russia" than he has
Then he insulted the American press
Latvia's “non-citizen” policy leaves thousands feeling stateless
Watch the World’s Largest Useless Machine Light a Christmas Tree
The epic track involved 412 individual mechanical steps and ran for 10 minutes.
Riga Is a Paradise
Photos from inside a city that's a weird mix of old, new and comfortingly familiar.
crisis in latvian soccer
Match-Fixing and Money Laundering: The Bitter Demise of Latvian Soccer
Latvia's top-tier Virsliga lost three clubs last season, with long-running accusations of match-fixing and financial irregularities dogging the Baltic state's domestic division. Is there light at the end of the tunnel?
defense & security
Moscow accuses Canada of bringing back the Cold War
After Canada announced it was sending hundreds of troops, six fighter jets, and a frigate to Eastern Europe, the Russian embassy in Ottawa said it was all "Cold War saber-rattling."
Meet the Chef Teaching Estonians to Dine for Pleasure
Chef Tõnis Siigur of Tallinn’s celebrated NOA restaurant sees it as his job to help Estonian diners enjoy food as form of entertainment—a very un-Soviet concept for a country that left communism just 25 years ago.
Opinion and Analysis
The US Army Doesn't Seem Real Sure It Could Stop a Russian Invasion of Europe
The US has been neglecting its traditional warfare capability for decades. Now, with Russia seemingly emboldened and slightly loopy, that neglect has the potential to bite America in the ass.
Bang on a Canvas to Make Art with This Sex Paint Kit
Allure Art is the ideal Valentine's Day gift for significant others who need a jolt of creativity.
VICE Sports Q&A: Meet the Duo Behind the Kristaps Porzingis Rap Anthem
Kristaps Porzingis is not only a hoop phenomenon and leading candidate for Rookie of the Year; the Knicks star is also the subject of one of 2015's hottest tracks, straight out of Latvia.
How to Live in Mansions Around the World Rent-Free
International housesitting websites are like Airbnb, except free of charge.
Ride Along: Kristaps Porzingis on Getting Booed and Talking Trash
Kristaps Porzingis is a smash hit as a high-flying rookie for the New York Knicks. But it wasn't too long ago that he was mercilessly booed by Knicks' fans on draft night.