Vladimir Putin

Trump

Trump's Stupid ‘Where Is the DNC Server?’ Conspiracy Theory, Explained

Trump refuses to believe all the evidence that Russia hacked the DNC, because he understands nothing about how digital forensics works.
Jason Koebler
7.16.18
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How Putin Tried to Control the Internet

Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan
10.13.15
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

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