Tag: Russia

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The Agency

An investigation into a Russian “troll farm.”

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In Sanaa

The Houthi coup in Yemen.

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A Strangely Funny Russian Genius

“Russian humor is slapstick, only you actually die.”

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Inside the Kremlin’s Hall of Mirrors

Fake news stories. Doctored photographs. Staged TV clips. Armies of paid trolls.

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For 40 Years, This Russian Family Was Cut Off From All Human Contact, Unaware of World War II

In 1936, Karp Lykov whisked his family into the Siberian wilderness to escape Bolshevik persecution. They remained there, alone, until discovered by a helicopter crew in 1978.

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How Crazy Am I to Think I Actually Know Where that Malaysia Airline Plane Is?

“Okay,” I said. “What do you think is the percentage chance that I’m right?”

“I don’t know,” she said. “Five percent?”

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Can the Siberian Tiger Make a Comeback?

In Russia’s Far East, an orphaned female tiger is the test case in an experimental effort to save one of the most endangered animals on earth.

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The Search for Petr Khokhlov

A Russian soldier vanishes in Ukraine.

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The Writer and the Valet

On the intrigue surrounding Dr. Zhivago’s publication.

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The Writer and the Valet

On the intrigue surrounding Dr. Zhivago’s publication.

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The Nuclear Tourist

Visiting the site of the Chernobyl meltdown.