articles tagged: russia
digital gulag: why russia is experimenting with building its own internet
# tech

digital gulag: why russia is experimenting with building its own internet

Threatened by the open, permissive architecture of the internet, Russia is doing a dry run at building its own. If it succeeds, the effects on the global economy and geopolitics would be far-reaching and unsettling.

when a conspiracy theorist runs away from his favorite conspiracy
# oddities

when a conspiracy theorist runs away from his favorite conspiracy

Now, when there are actual consequences for advancing the Pizzagate conspiracy, Alex Jones is running away from it.

a tale of two conspiracies, or why russian trolls ain’t nuthin’ to take lightly
# oddities

a tale of two conspiracies, or why russian trolls ain’t nuthin’ to take lightly

Welcome to 2016 where the news is made up, reality doesn't matter, and conspiracies suddenly start making sense.

will the kremlin use assange as a pawn?
# politics

will the kremlin use assange as a pawn?

The self-proclaimed radical transparency activist who wants to hold the world's right and powerful accountable is getting awfully chummy with Putin & Co...

he is the man who arranges the blocks…
# politics

he is the man who arranges the blocks…

UK musicians Pig With The Face Of A Boy put together a fantastic nod to Russian history.

holidays, russian style
# oddities

holidays, russian style

How the Soviet Union turned New Year into its biggest holiday.