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Internet Propaganda
Internet Propaganda

Here Are 14 Facebook and Instagram Ads that Russian Trolls Bought to Divide Americans

Lawmakers released some ads purchased on Facebook and Instagram by Russian government-linked entities.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.1.17
investigations
investigations

Where in the World Is Vlad Putin? A Biogeographical Investigation

I attempted to track Putin based on the fish, tree, and fungus species in his vacation photos.
David Steen
8.21.17
Soft Power
Soft Power

In the Midst of Global Turmoil, Russia’s Science Community Reboots

I took a five-day tour of Russia’s leading scientific research centers. This is what I saw.
Becky Ferreira
5.30.17
ukraine
ukraine

Rex Tillerson Denies Accusations That Exxon Lobbied Against Russian Sanctions

But there’s a very good chance he did.
Sarah Emerson
1.11.17
News
News

The Declassified Report on Russia’s Election Hacking Says Nothing New

The big, albeit unclassified, report on Russian hacking operations against the US is short on details, and doesn’t add anything new.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.6.17
Trump
Trump

Memo to Trump: We’re Already Updating the US Nuclear Arsenal

Recent rhetoric from the US President-elect was 'baseless and reckless,' and we already have more nukes than necessary.
Matthew Gault
12.23.16
video
video

We Went Looking for Russian Hackers and Met a Bunch of Sketchy People

How good are Russian hackers really? And why doesn’t Russia hunt them down?
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.6.16
News
News

So a Major Political Party Got Hacked by the Russian Government. Now What?

Everything about the Russian hack of the DNC is weird—including how little it might ultimately matter.
Jason Koebler
6.15.16
russia
russia

How Putin Tried to Control the Internet

Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan
10.13.15
russia
russia

Vladimir Putin Wants an Arctic Air Army for 2015

Vladimir Putin’s new years resolution is a new Russian war machine for the Arctic.
Ben Makuch
1.1.15
Gaming
Gaming

Did Vladimir Putin Just Endorse a Ukrainian Post-Apocalyptic Video Game?

"It's important that our people do not shoot at each other, but instead, play games like this."
Fruzsina Eordogh
7.21.14
Motherboard Blog
Motherboard Blog

Mikhail Khodorkovsky Looks Forward to Freeing Political Prisoners, Checking Out Twitter

The former oil tycoon spoke at a press conference in Berlin after his release from prison, but concluded "I do not intend to be involved in political matters."
Nadja Sayej
12.23.13