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Slave Labor Used For 2018 World Cup In Russia, New Report Says

Slave Labor Used For 2018 World Cup In Russia, New Report Says

A new report claims that migrant workers are subjected to "appalling conditions" in constructing a 2018 World Cup stadium.
Researchers Find Oldest-Ever Bracelet Alongside Extinct Human Species

Researchers Find Oldest-Ever Bracelet Alongside Extinct Human Species

It was found within a Siberian cave.
Police Rescue 14-Year-Old Locked Up By Parents Since Birth

Police Rescue 14-Year-Old Locked Up By Parents Since Birth

The rescued boy's mother now claims that she only sought to "protect the boy, who had mental health problems."
Hypnosis And Holy Water Being Used To Treat Gay People In Russia, New Reports Say

Hypnosis And Holy Water Being Used To Treat Gay People In Russia, New Reports Say

Russia comes under fire from foreign governments and global media for its pervasive homophobia.
Where Al-Qaeda Began: 48 Photos From The Soviet-Afghan War

Where Al-Qaeda Began: 48 Photos From The Soviet-Afghan War

The events that transpired during the war would yield effects that the world continues to deal with today.
“Extremist” Jehovah’s Witnesses Now Effectively Banned From Russia

“Extremist” Jehovah’s Witnesses Now Effectively Banned From Russia

A recent Supreme Court ruling spells bad news for Russia's Jehovah's Witnesses.
These Candid Shots Of 1960s Soviet Youth Might Surprise You

These Candid Shots Of 1960s Soviet Youth Might Surprise You

Contrary to American assumptions, there was plenty of 1960s fun to be had behind the Iron Curtain.
Poachers Kill 20,000 Reindeer In Siberia Just For Tongues, New Investigation Shows

Poachers Kill 20,000 Reindeer In Siberia Just For Tongues, New Investigation Shows

A recent mass poaching poses an additional threat to the reindeer population.
25 Soviet Propaganda Posters From The Height Of The Cold War

25 Soviet Propaganda Posters From The Height Of The Cold War

These images surely unnerved and terrified Cold War America.
Chechnya Police Arrest 100 Men For Being Gay, Kill 3

Chechnya Police Arrest 100 Men For Being Gay, Kill 3

Police deny the allegations.
Some Russians Still Regret Selling Alaska To The U.S. 150 Years Later

Some Russians Still Regret Selling Alaska To The U.S. 150 Years Later

With U.S.-Russia relations at their most tense since the Cold War, Vladimir Putin has criticized U.S. actions in Alaska.