Beyond Gorgeous Pics of Russian Life 100 Years Ago

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Absolutely breathtaking pictures from Russian chemist and photographer Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky (August 30, 1863 – September 27, 1944), best known for his pioneering work in color photography of early 20th-century Russia. In them we see a vivid portrait of a lost world ... See the Rest

Here’s the Twerking Winnie the Pooh-Themed Dance Recital that’s Causing Russia to Freak Out

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Russia’s General Prosecutor’s office announced today they are looking into charges of negligence and “perverted deeds” after a video of twerking teenage girls from dance troupe in provincial city of Orenburg went viral in Russia. “In order to avoid possible negative ... See the Rest

The $300 Million Hunt For 7 Lost Fabergé Easter Eggs


On Easter Sunday a hundred and thirty years ago, Russian Tsar Alexander III presented his wife, Empress Maria Fedorovna, with a jeweled egg to mark both the holiday and the 20th anniversary of their engagement. A white enamel shell encasing a golden yolk which contained a hen, ... See the Rest

Elton John Speaks Out Against Homophobia in Russia


Elton John spoke out against Russia's homophobic leadership at a St. Petersburg concert last night, commenting on a recent decision to remove the city's Steve Jobs statue because it promoted "homosexual propaganda." His Facebook post reads: "I’m not big on technology, but I love ... See the Rest

Finally Stick Putin Where He Belongs

Now you can stick Putin’s head where it’s been all along – up someone’s ass! ... See the Rest

Quote Unquote: Bill Maher


"I'm not sure that these Olympics achieved for Vladimir Putin what he was hoping for, however. Right?…I mean between the hotels not being ready and the world finding out what gay-haters they are over there and then the Cossacks attacking Pussy Riot the other day. Pussy Riot went ... See the Rest

Watch Now: Buddy Cole Goes Undercover in Sochi

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The Colbert Report's Buddy Cole files his third in a series by going undercover in Sochi. He really is OUT and about and revels his long hidden secret at the end of the Report to Stephen Colbert. ... See the Rest

From Russia With Love (But No Gay Stuff)


The Colbert Report's producer, Buddy Cole, meets with U.S. Ambassador Dan Baer to learn about Russia's anti-gay laws. Note the way he pronounces "Sochi". ... See the Rest