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  1. movie review
    Sputnik Is a Thoughtful, If Modest, Russian Riff on AlienWe’ll take it.
  2. russia
    Russia Names Steven Seagal Special Humanitarian Envoy to the United StatesThe actor was granted Russian citizenship back in 2016.
  3. What Does Russia Look Like, Now?Putin, as bad as he is, is well within the mainstream of Russian politics. Whereas Trump is a radical fringe figure.
  4. Here’s the Story Behind That Russian Movie Philip Watched on The AmericansThe showrunners talk us through some of Philip’s erratic behavior — and his meaningful choice of video rental.
  5. mother russia
    Filmmakers Behind Aleppo, Icarus Allege Russian MeddlingThe Last Men in Aleppo documentarian says he’s being discredited by Russian news organizations.
  6. winter olympics 2018
    Watch Alina Zagitova’s Record-breaking Olympic Short Program to Black SwanThis Russian showdown has delivered all the theatrics.
  7. sexual harassment
    Russian Film Exec Says Harvey Weinstein Sexually Harassed Her at Film FestivalKatya Mtsitouridze says Weinstein propositioned her in his hotel room during the Venice Film Festival.
  8. tv
    Russian Trolls Reportedly Watched House of Cards to Learn About AmericaIt was supposed to teach them about American politics and culture.
  9. Trevor Noah on Trump’s Russia Connection: ‘How Can One Person Lie So Big?!’“These people are so heavy-handed, it’s almost as if the emails were composed by a porn writer.”
  10. Worth a Rewatch: Samantha Bee’s ‘Full Frontal’ Interview with Masha GessenRight before Trump’s inauguration, Full Frontal aired a fantastic segment where Samantha Bee sat down with author, journalist, and Russian […]
  11. Stephen Colbert Visits the Moscow Ritz-Carlton’s Infamous Presidential […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Show, where Stephen Colbert continues “Russia Week” by finally sharing the segment he went to Russia for […]
  12. last night on late night
    Colbert Reports From the Room Where Trump’s Golden Shower May Have Happened“You’re soaked in history.”
  13. Jordan Klepper Talks Trump and Putin with Former KGB Spy Jack Barsky on […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Daily Show, where Jordan Klepper chats with former KGB spy Jack Barsky, who explains how Russian spies operate […]
  14. russia
    Studios Reportedly Fear Russian Hack If They Put Vladimir Putin in Their Films“For a studio to release a movie about Putin that makes him look like a fool would be suicide.”
  15. Stephen Colbert Chats with Some Russians About Trump, Putin, and US-Russia […]Here’s a clip from last night’s installment of Late Show’s “Russia Week,” where Colbert hits the streets of St. Peterburg during the White […]
  16. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Takes Vodka Shots While Making His Russian Talk-Show DebutColbert also investigates the idiosyncracies of Russian humor.
  17. Stephen Colbert Kicks Off ‘Late Show’s “Russia Week” with His Appearance […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Show, where Stephen Colbert kicks off “Russia Week” by teasing some upcoming segments from his recent trip […]
  18. Seth Meyers Wonders: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Don Jr.?But his emails.
  19. See the Trailer for Icarus, Netflix’s Russia Olympic Doping DocStream Icarus on Netflix August 4.
  20. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Is Planning a Whole Russia Week on the Late Show Just for TrumpHe has returned from his travels with the truth. Maybe.
  21. Stephen Colbert Reflects on His “Top Secret” Trip to Russia on ‘The Late […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Show, where Stephen Colbert tells the audience about his trip to Russia and reveals that there is an […]
  22. last night on russian late night
    Stephen Colbert Announces His Possible 2020 Presidential Run on Russian TVThe Late Show host stopped by Russia’s Evening Urgant with the (probably fake) news.
  23. last night on late night
    What Is Stephen Colbert Doing in Russia?But will he find any tapes?
  24. Stephen Colbert Is Currently in Russia Filming a Segment for ‘The Late […]Stephen Colbert had the best response to Donald Trump’s tweets about the James Comey “tapes” this afternoon when he revealed some pretty […]
  25. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Asks Congressional Republicans to Come Get Their President“Trump just admits to wrongdoing, then dares the rest of us to do something about it.”
  26. Samantha Bee Explains How Paid Russian Trolls Used Facebook and Twitter to […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee breaks down how paid Russian trolls targeted gullible American voters to […]
  27. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Probes Trump’s Approval Rating and Post-Health-Care-Fail InitiativeWhat’s next, selling our internet history and data? Oh, wait.
  28. a closer look
    Seth Meyers Suspects Hillary Clinton Is Transforming Into Arya StarkMeyers takes a “Closer Look” into James Comey’s testimony before Congress.
  29. Russia Won’t Ban Beauty and the Beast, But There Will Be an Age RestrictionAudience members younger than 16 won’t be able to see the movie and its “exclusively gay moment.”
  30. lgbtq rights
    Russia May Ban Beauty and the Beast Over Gay ContentThe Russian Culture Ministry will determine if the film constitutes “gay propaganda.”
  31. diplomacy
    Russian Foreign Ministry Says Ambassador Would Meet With Sarah Jessica ParkerParker posted a “Sex and the City” meme that joked about Russia’s relationship with the Trump administration.
  32. edward snowden
    Oliver Stone Calls News Story That Russia Might Extradite Snowden ‘Ridiculous’“Let’s not indulge in fake news.”
  33. Samantha Bee and Masha Gessen Discuss Why Panic Is the Best Form of […]Here’s a fantastic clip from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee sits down for another chat with Masha Gessen, a Russian author and […]
  34. international incidents
    BBC Investigates Possibility That Sherlock Leak Came From Russian StateThe Russian government seems to have its hands in a lot of pies.
  35. russia
    Russian Reality Show Supposedly Allows MurderThe series supposedly strands 30 male and female contestants in Siberia.
  36. a closer look
    Seth Meyers Looks Into Trump and Russian Hackers“So he’s not taking intelligence briefings, but he is giving away free hats.”
  37. detente
    Putin Reportedly Gave Seagal Russian PassportPutin gave Seagal Russian citizenship earlier this month.
  38. kremlin movie reviews
    The Kremlin Would Like to Recommend Snowden“What is most important, it is nearly a documentary.”
  39. russia
    Leo Got That Russian Oscar, TooLeo has two Oscars now.
  40. russian leonardo dicaprio
    The Russian Leo Doppelgänger Has a TV Show NowRoman Burtsev stars in Romance With DiCaprio.
  41. Russia Is Finally Getting the ‘Roseanne’ TV Adaptation It DeservesA new Roseanne series is coming back to television, but not in the country you might think. Variety reports that Sony Pictures Television has […]
  42. movies
    Russia Kills Its Only LGBT Film FestivalThe Youth Festival of Life Affirming Film will takes its place.
  43. Louis C.K. Looks Back on His Depressing Solo Trip to Russia in the ’90sLast night, Louis C.K. took a break from rehearsing for SNL to attend the annual Moth Ball in New York, where he accepted an award for […]
  44. profile
    Russia’s Hottest American Is Ready for a RiskOdin Biron is the star of a wildly popular Russian medical sitcom. He’s also ready to come out.
  45. oscars 2015
    Russia Makes Controversial Oscar Selection in Foreign-Film RaceAndrey Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan.
  46. Samantha Bee Proves that Brighton Beach Is the Next CrimeaOn last night’s Daily Show, correspondent Samantha Bee paid a visit to the very Russian Brooklyn neighborhood of Brighton Beach, which she’s […]
  47. Buddy Cole Gets as Close to Sochi as Possible for ‘The Colbert Report’ Scott Thompson’s Sochi Olympics coverage as Buddy Cole continued in a third segment on last night’s Colbert Report (watch the previous […]
  48. Jason Jones Searches Moscow for Signs of Gay Rights Support Last night on The Daily Show, Jason Jones continued his “Sochi-ish” Olympics coverage by interviewing Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Sergey Markov […]
  49. Samantha Bee Tries to Reason with Russia From last night’s Daily Show, here’s correspondent Samantha Bee talking to Andranik Migranyan, leader of a Russia-US policy group, about […]
  50. rsvping
    No, Russia, Wentworth Miller Will Not Come to Your Film Festival“As a gay man, I must decline.”
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