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Syrians and Jews Have More In Common Than They'd Like To Believe, Like Arming Colombian Rebels

Yesterday, the New York Times reported on the arrest of one Jamal Yousef of the Syrian military, who tried to trade a buttload of machine guns and high grade explosives in exchange for 2,000 lbs. of high grade cocaína.

August 20th, 2009 | Comments (5)

JOURNALISM FACE-OFF: RUSSIAN SHADINESS VS. AMERICAN "OBJECTIVITY"

A few weeks ago, the Daily Mail wrote about a low-ranking British diplomat named James Hudson who was caught on hidden camera by the FSB (formerly the KGB, formerlier the MVD, formerlierer the NKVD, formerliest the Cheka) getting it on with two Russian hookers in…

July 28th, 2009 | Comments (15)

[Interview with Ames starts at 2:00 mark] Mark Ames appeared on MSNBC earlier this week as a guest on Dylan Ratigan‘s new “Morning Meeting” show. Ames squared off against Jack Matlock, ex-American ambassador to the Soviet Union, now known as perhaps the…

July 9th, 2009 | Comments (38)

Web-based Social Networking Makes It All the Way To the GULAGS of Nizhny Tagil

Nikolai Usatykh, serving 22 years in Arkhangelsk (or is he just 22 years old?) Twitter may be all the rage here in the United States, but social networking over the World Wide Web has just jumped over a 15-ft. fence…

April 21st, 2009 | Comments (12)

The reigning czarina of Russian sluts, the ever-ambitious Karina Barbie, released a poorly-edited video of herself practicing her poledancing moves when she was 17. Note that she’s poledancing in her parents’ home, with her babushka walking back and forth sans…

February 23rd, 2009 | Comments (21)

How To Screw Up A War Story: The New York Times At Work

From the moment Georgia launched its invasion against the breakaway region of South Ossetia this past August, sparking a wider war with neighboring Russia, the New York Times‘s news coverage depicted Georgia as an innocent victim of Russia’s neo-imperialist evil….

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How Do I Get Outta Russia Alive?

Today’s question comes from a reader named Artiom. Send in your own questions, concerns and worries to ask@exiledonline.com. Team eXiled is here to help. ****** Dear eXiled, I need to sneak out of Russia and travel to Belgium without getting…

December 16th, 2008 | Comments (4)

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From Russia With Heroin: Moscow Pharmacy's X-Mas Display

Ho ho he-ro-in!

December 5th, 2008 | Comments (4)

Tyolka Tuesday: Russian Calendar Girl Collection Vol. 2

This is part two of our ongoing Russian Calendar Girl series, in which we showcase hot Russian office workers featured in their companies’ souvenir calendars.

December 2nd, 2008 | Comments (15)

First Estonia, then Georgia and now America: “Suspicions of Russian involvement … Military electronics experts have not pinpointed the source or motive of the attack.”

November 28th, 2008 | Comments (1)

Tyolka Tuesday: Russian Calendar Girl Collection

Russian companies know that sex sells. They also have a ridiculous amount of hot chicks working in them. Putting tyolka and tyolka together, they had a light bulb marketing moment: “Let us not imprison our talent in offices and simply…

November 25th, 2008 | Comments (7)

Ames' Antiwar.com Interview On The Bullshit War In Georgia

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November 16th, 2008 | Comments (11)

Larry Summers: A Suicidal Choice

We all know in the backs of our minds that Barack Obama’s incredible victory will eventually be followed by disappointment. But does it have to come so soon, and hit so hard? The answer will be yes, if Lawrence Summers…

November 11th, 2008 | Comments (9)

Candy Raver Russian Revolutionaries

Last weekend, a Russian anarchist revolutionary art group called War pulled a fast one on Prime Minister Putin. Or at least they thought they did. Russian revolutionaries sure do fall far from the tree these days. On the night of…

November 10th, 2008 | Comments (1)

The New Cold War's Premature Ejaculation

You may not have noticed it, but a couple of weeks ago, the New York Times slipped in a story that completely contradicted a narrative that it had been building up for two straight months, one that was leading America into…

October 23rd, 2008 | Comments (1)