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Russians are pissed at Putin for making them work longer. He’s got no plan to fix it.

“This is catastrophic for Putin.”
Greg Walters
10.11.18
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Putin's ex-bodyguard challenged a critic to a duel and Russians can't stop making memes

National Guard chief Viktor Zolotov was deadly serious. But a lot of Russians think it’s simply hilarious.
Greg Walters
9.12.18
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Putin’s ex-bodyguard just challenged a top Kremlin critic to a duel on YouTube

“I simply challenge you to a duel — in the ring, on the judo mat, wherever.”
Greg Walters
9.11.18
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The famous party girl running for president of Russia calls weed safer than vodka

“I don't really understand why drinking vodka in enormous quantities is seen as normal in our country, but using marijuana is not.”
Greg Walters
1.23.18
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GOP senators are getting some Russia sanction ideas from anti-Putin YouTube videos

Turns out Alexei Navalny's YouTube channel has some powerful viewers in Washington: Republican senators.
Greg Walters
1.22.18
The VICE News Guide to the World

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of January 15

This week: Tillerson wants U.S. troops in Syria indefinitely; North Korea keeps playing nice; Russia's richest are staging a $1 trillion freakout; WhatsApp is causing a serious fake news problem in Brazil; and more.
Nick Miriello
Greg Walters
1.21.18
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The Assassination of Boris Nemtsov: Kremlin's Biggest Critic

VICE News attended the site of Boris Nemtsov’s death shortly after the incident and spoke to those still coming to terms with the murder of the beloved opposition leader.
VICE News
3.6.15