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Russia

  1. oligarchs
    12 Gay Street Has a Lot Going OnThe quaint brick facade conceals: a Russian oligarch, his just-arrested estate manager who is Helena Bonham-Carter’s cousin, Howdy Doody, and a ghost.
  2. ukraine
    One Seat in Coach, 36 Suitcases, and Enough Kevlar to Fight a WarThe Ukrainian Americans supplying an army on their own.
  3. housing
    How Airbnb Reinvented Itself As the World’s Crisis-Housing ProviderIn times of disaster, from war in Ukraine to wildfires in California, the platform is hoping to become something closer to critical infrastructure.
  4. street view
    What Will It Take for Architects to Stop Working With Autocrats?Designers have long relied on a catalogue of excuses to work with questionable clients. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
  5. cityscape
    Two “15-Minute” Delivery Apps Have Collapsed In the Wake of Russian SanctionsWhat did these investors have against grocery stores?
  6. ukraine invasion
    Star Architects Won’t Work With Putin (for Now)Other autocrats are still fair game.
  7. rich people
    Secret Staircases and Gold Everything: A Tour of Russian-Billionaire New YorkIf the government seizes any of it, we call first dibs.
  8. private jets
    Russian-Oligarch Jet Tracker — Now Featuring Emissions!A Florida teen understands the connection between kleptocracy and climate catastrophe better than most.
  9. iron curtain call
    The Met’s Big Breakup With the Bolshoi“Even at the height of the Cold War, artistic exchange was possible. But now all bets are off.”
  10. long island
    A Brief History of Glen Cove’s Very Own Alleged Spy HubThe Russian-owned mansion at the center of geopolitical (and beach pass) disputes.