Waking Up In Another Country (Excerpt from 'The Russians Are Coming: Georgia's Creeping Occupation')
VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky speaks to a man who's home got fenced off, and was told that he no longer lives in Georgia.
The Georgia Pipeline (Extra Scene from 'The Russians Are Coming: Georgia's Creeping Occupation')
VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky questions Georgia's Deputy Energy Minister about how their policies may have enabled Russia's increased presence.
The Russians Are Coming: Georgia's Creeping Occupation
VICE News investigates how Georgia is handling Russia’s quiet invasion, and meets those getting caught in the crossfire.
The Russians Are Coming: Georgia's Creeping Occupation (Trailer)
Coming soon: VICE News investigates how Georgia is handling Russia’s quiet invasion, and meets those getting caught in the crossfire.
Putin Parties Down with Pop Singers at Rally Celebrating Anniversary of Crimea Annexation
The carefully stage-managed patriotic display included Putin singing the national anthem as some in the crowd enthusiastically chanted his name.
The Off the Deep End Issue
A Photographic Survey of Russia’s Borders
Maria Gruzdeva spent four years documenting more than 12,000 miles of land and people.
Yes, There Are Chechen Fighters in Ukraine, and Nobody Knows Who Sent Them There
Chechnya's president denied sending armed men to fight in Ukraine — but they are there anyway.
Georgia's Former President Warns That Putin Won't Stop at Crimea
He should know; six years ago, under similar circumstances, Putin ordered Russian troops into Georgia and nearly captured the whole country.
war and conflict
Russia Is Building a Rural Berlin Wall Through Georgia
The motion-sensitive, barbed wire fence is tearing the country's villages and communities in two.
Russia Is Still Building a 'Rural Berlin Wall' Through Georgia
The barbed-wire fence is advancing farther and farther into Georgian land, dividing families, destroying livelihoods, and casting a worrying sense of uncertainty over the entire region.