Sasha Grey Is Not a Murdered Battle Nurse in the Ukraine

Former porn star Sasha Grey would just like to make sure we're all clear on the fact that she's not dead. Contrary to the reports of some dicey-looking Internet memes, she also wasn't working as a nurse for the Russian Army, and has never—not even once—been captured by Ukrainian soldiers and then brutally murdered.… »2/18/15 4:30pm2/18/15 4:30pm


President Obama Wears the Ugliest Effing Suit America Has Ever Seen

President Obama is having a rough time— Isis beheading a journalist, Ferguson, Mo.'s shit show, Israel vs. Palestine, Russia invading the Ukraine, displaced immigrant children and bombing in Libya— but let’s talk about his suit. Yesterday, the POTUS wore a tan ensemble during a conference that was reportedly… »8/29/14 11:30am8/29/14 11:30am

​Looters Ransack MH17 Debris Because Humanity is the Worst

It's been two days since Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was tragically shot down by a surface-to-air "Buk" missile near the border of Ukraine and Russia, killing all 298 aboard, sparking outrage and adding fuel to a seemingly never-ending blame game. It's widely assumed that Russian separatists were responsible, but… »7/19/14 12:10pm7/19/14 12:10pm

Shocker: 'Human Barbie Doll' Has Bad Ideas on Feminism, 'Race-Mixing'

If you've somehow missed the media hubbub over Valeria Lukyanova, she's a 28-year-old Ukrainian woman who's used plastic surgery and heavy makeup to transform herself into an, um, intense plastic doll-person. A new GQ profile reveals deeper insights into Lukyanova's personality and politics—Lukyanova hates feminism!… »4/07/14 8:30pm4/07/14 8:30pm

​Ukraine Fashion Week Forges on in Midst of Political Crisis

Despite the ongoing crisis between Ukraine and Russia, the 34th biannual Ukraine Fashion week is carrying on as planned—it kicked off last Friday and will continue until March 19. The event will cover over 70 different designers, although the turnout is expected to be lower given the political climate. A couple of… »3/16/14 7:00pm3/16/14 7:00pm

Seemingly Drunk Alaska Woman Has Angry Thoughts on Obama's 'Mom Jeans'

Sarah Palin — America's drunkest conservative aunt — sat down with Sean Hannity (America's blowhard-iest Irish uncle) recently to talk about Russia's deployment of troops in Ukraine, a situation she warned you liberals and democrats about over four years ago, only to be met with LAUGHTER and MOCKING. (To be fair, it… »3/04/14 1:10pm3/04/14 1:10pm

Medic Shot In Ukraine Tweets 'I Am Dying,' Reportedly Recovering Now

Anti-government protestors and riot police continue to clash in Ukraine in what may be the bloodiest day since the protests began. CNN reports that over 100 people have been killed and 500 injured since short-lived truce crumbled this morning. Like so many recent revolutions, the situation in Ukraine is playing out… »2/20/14 2:30pm2/20/14 2:30pm

Flames and Chaos Erupt in Kiev as 21 Die in Police Raid on Protest

The months-long standoff between Ukraine's strongarm pro-Russian president and opposition protesters in the streets of Kiev, the capital, has turned grisly in recent hours, with 18 deaths reported in clashes between police and the demonstrators. This gripping livestream is being broadcast from Kiev's main square: »2/18/14 3:49pm2/18/14 3:49pm

European Women Want More Than Legislation to Combat Violence

Two seemingly unrelated stories in the New York Times about violence against women in two different European countries demonstrate that if you just listen to women, they'll tell you what they need to fix a problem. A while the answer is usually more help from the government, women usually point to different solutions… »8/19/13 11:10am8/19/13 11:10am

Young Tunisian Woman Committed To Psych Ward After Posting Topless FEMEN Shots Online

A 19-year-old Tunisian girl was committed to a mental hospital by her parents after posting topless photos of herself in on a website for the Ukraine-based topless radical protest group FEMEN. Amina (last name unknown), had been corresponding online with FEMEN leader Inna Shevchenko since the end of February, mostly… »3/23/13 2:15pm3/23/13 2:15pm

Women Are Turning Themselves Into Barbies in Bizarre Ukrainian Beauty Trend

After 21-year-old Valeriya Lukyanova caught international attention for turning herself into a living Barbie through plastic surgery, it's become all the rage for girls in Odessa to follow suit. As more of these "living dolls" from the city have been gaining notoriety for dramatically altering their appearances, this… »10/17/12 12:10pm10/17/12 12:10pm