Random Stuff »

[30 Apr 2013]

When the Russian car website drom.ru invited former porn star Sasha Grey to participate in a car rally, its editors were surprised she said yes... [More]

Random Stuff »

[8 Apr 2013]

Wondering what’s new in Eastern Europe? Here are five recent stories from Russia and Ukraine. We’ve gotten topless protestors, death-defying jumps, and a new partnership between Russia and the Netherlands. [More]

Random Stuff »

[10 Jan 2013]

When Ilya Artemov was told he resembled the Marvel Comics character Wolverine, played by actor Hugh Jackman, he took it as a compliment and began relishing in the role. Here are other Russians who have tried to mimic super heroes by appearance or by super powers... [More]

Random Stuff »

[27 Dec 2012]

For American men dating Russian women with children, some wonder if the current adoption controversy will affect them... [More]

Culture and History »

[5 Dec 2012]

Former Ukraine Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko remains imprisoned on charges that she abused the power of her office. Learn more about the dispute and what is going on now with the Orange Revolution hero. [More]

Culture and History »

[29 Nov 2012]

The 2013 Sundance Film Festival will feature Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer, a documentary about the arrest and trial of Russia’s infamous female punk band. [More]

Culture and History »

[28 Nov 2012]

The once-feared Cossack army has been put to a new use in Moscow: dealing with social menaces that range from improperly parked cars to unruly drunks. [More]

Random Stuff »

[9 Oct 2012]

Though some Russian women have posed in lingerie for Putin's birthday or penned a pop song in his honor, not every woman in Russia is enamored with the president. [More]

Sports and Politics »

[15 Feb 2012]

Yesterday for St. Valentine's Day, a large group gathered outside the Russian White House to proclaim their love for Vladimir Putin... [More]

Sports and Politics »

[26 Jan 2012]

When authorities in the Siberian city of Barnaul refused to allow citizens to hold a demonstration protesting the nation’s controversial parliamentary results, activists took matters into their own hands. Well, the hands of their dolls anyway. [More]

Culture and History »

[9 Jan 2012]

Competing in the category of World Cinema Documentary, Putin’s Kiss follows Masha Drokova, an ambitious teenage girl who is a member of Russia’s nationalistic youth movement, Nashi [More]