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In ‘Sex With Stalin,’ Horny Gamers Vie for Dictator Dick

This game is so unhinged, the Russian Communist Party believes it’s an American conspiracy to take down the state

Did Pepsi Have One of the World’s Largest Navies? No — But the Truth Is Mind-Boggling

What do the Space Race, Nixon, Khrushchev, Russian fast-food workers with venereal disease and the mujahideen have in common? They’re all part of this insane true story that’s been lost to history

The Doomed Cult of Vissarion, Russia’s Cop Turned Neo-Jesus

This is the insane true story of a beat cop, painter and messiah figure who outran the law — until he ran afoul of Vladimir Putin

In the Hockey Documentary ‘Red Penguins,’ American Exceptionalism Gets Put on Ice

This breezy, ‘30 for 30’-like film recounts how U.S. investors tried to profit off a rebrand of the former Soviet Union’s championship team. But the movie mostly just demonstrates the limits of capitalism and arrogance.