St. Petersburg

nuclear power

Russia Just Sent a Floating Nuclear Power Plant Out to Sea

The ship is being called a “floating Chernobyl” by environmental activists.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.30.18
Music

From Moscow with Flow: How Rap Became Russia's Most Important Genre

Relying on DIY methods and a "fuck the major labels" attitude, homegrown rappers are bringing a fresh, global sound to the Russian underground.
Johann Voigt
3.22.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

American claimed to serve as envoy for Trump in meeting with Putin contact, Kyrgyzstan names St. Petersburg bombing suspect, former Trump adviser gave documents to Russian spy, and more.
VICE Staff
4.4.17
russia

Russia names Kyrgyzstan native as prime suspect in St. Petersburg metro bombing

David Gilbert
4.4.17
russia

St. Petersburg subway explosion kills at least 9

David Gilbert
4.3.17
Art

In Pencil and Ink, an Engineer Runs Wild | Monday Insta Illustrator

Pavel Nazim lampoons social media and Russian politics in intricate monochromatic drawings.
Beckett Mufson
12.12.16
Florida

This Is the First City in Florida to Commit to 100 Percent Renewable Energy

St. Petersburg’s location on the western coast of Florida makes residents aware daily of the impacts of climate change.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
11.22.16
Burger King

Russian Burger King Employee Forces Messy Kids to Mop the Floor

Russian fast food workers—as well as baristas, shop owners, and flight attendants—have been known to be notoriously surly to customers, although most seem to stop before they physically assault someone.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.12.16
TURKEY

Putin and Erdogan seem like buddies again after a tense year

"This visit seems to me a new milestone in bilateral relations," Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said before touching down in St. Petersburg.
Tamara Khandaker
8.9.16
Europe

Putin says US is 'probably world's only superpower,' walks back Trump compliments

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he accepted the United States was probably still the world's sole superpower and he was ready to work with whoever won the presidency, but didn't want to be told how to live by Americans.
Reuters and VICE News
6.17.16
Design

[Premiere] Disappear in a Forest of Lights in 'Epicenter'

The natural and the urban collide in an abandoned Russian factory full of lights.
Anya Tchoupakov
10.29.15
Europe

Former 'Kremlin Troll' Awarded $0.01 in Victory Over 'Propaganda Factory'

The Russian freelance journalist was reportedly being paid a monthly salary of 40,000 to 50,000 roubles ($750) to praise Russian President Vladimir Putin on website comment pages.
VICE News
8.18.15
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