The Photos That Defined 2022
These powerful photos captured the biggest news stories in a tumultuous year, from war in Ukraine to the fall of Roe v. Wade.
‘They Held Stalingrad. We’re Holding Bakhmut’: Inside Ukraine’s Shattered City
VICE World News spent 2 weeks inside the besieged city of Bakhmut, which has become a symbol of Ukrainian resistance and Russia’s desperation to overwhelm Ukraine’s defenders.
Pakistan Diplomat Says There’s a Bounty on His Head For Calling India’s Modi a ‘Butcher’
A heated war of words between top Pakistani and Indian envoys highlights diplomatic tensions between the decades-old rivals.
Russia to Deploy Team of ‘Creatives’ to Ukraine Frontlines
Vladimir Putin is trying to boost Russian troops’ low morale. What better way to do that than sending musicians to the battlefields?
‘Nothing Can Break Us’: An Interview With a Ukrainian Fighter Pilot
Vadym Voroshilov became famous for posting a midair selfie on Instagram after downing a drone and was honoured by Volodymr Zelenskyy for his bravery. He tells VICE World News what happened that night.
The Inside Story of Europe’s Weirdest Crypto Mining Boom
Crypto was meant to set the world free from the old worlds of centralised banks and strongman politics, but in a small and often neglected corner of Europe, a Bitcoin mining boom showed how historic forces are difficult to shake off.
Iran Hired Hells Angel Leader to Organise Attacks on German Synagogues: Report
Prosecutors in Germany believe recent attacks on synagogues were ordered by a fugitive biker boss at the behest of Iran.
Pope Francis Called Out for ‘Racist’ Interview About Russian Soldiers
Activists say they're “shocked and saddened” by Pope Francis’s claim that ethnic minority Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine are the “cruellest”.
Putin Forced This Russian TV Channel to Close – Now It’s Back
VICE World News went behind the scenes of Russia’s only independent TV station, TV Rain, which was forced out of the country for reporting honestly on Ukraine.
Here’s Everything We Know About the Missile Strike in Poland
Two people were killed after a missile hit a Polish village on the border with Ukraine. Poland and NATO said initial investigations suggested the missile was fired by Ukrainian air defence.
Russian-Made Missile Killed 2 in Poland, Polish Foreign Ministry Says
At least two are dead in an explosion near the Ukraine border. U.S. intelligence officials initially said it was a misfired Russian missile, but President Joe Biden said later it was "unlikely" to have been fired from Russia.
Palestinian Gen Z Fighters Are Forming Their Own Units
Crushed by years of Israeli restrictions and disenchanted with their political and military leaders, young men are taking up arms.