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Russia Propaganda

Why Russia Can Only Go Backward

Zhanna Nemtsova | Posted 12.28.2016 | Home
Zhanna Nemtsova

MOSCOW -- Perhaps the social apathy and the public's lack of interest in politics is a defense mechanism, people's way of responding to the flood of lies and aggression from the authorities. Nobody can figure out where the truth lies, and so it is best not to even go looking for it.

Russia Steps Up Propaganda Push With Online 'Kremlin Trolls'

Associated Press | IULIIA SUBBOTOVSKA | Posted 05.29.2015 | Home

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Deep inside a four-story marble building in St. Petersburg, hundreds of workers tap away at computers on the front lin...

Is Facebook a Threat to Putin?

Sergei Guriev | Posted 03.14.2015 | Home
Sergei Guriev

The impact of the Facebook-assisted mobilization should not be underestimated. Had the government not feared further popular unrest, Nalvany might be going to prison for the next decade, with his brother spending up to eight years there with him.

Vladimir Putin's Incredibly Dubious 'Honor' To Journalists

Reuters | Posted 07.05.2014 | Media

* Decree honouring loyal media initially kept secret * Russian media deny propaganda campaign * Russians, Ukrainians str...

Ukraine TV Station Cut Off

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2014 | Media

(Repeats with no change to text) By Peter Graff and Alissa de Carbonnel KIEV/SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine, March 4 (Reuters) - Tw...

Michael Calderone

Russia Wages Media War Alongside Crimea Invasion | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.03.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- One of the first casualties in the Russian invasion of Crimea was independent television. Black Sea TV, the peninsula's only independen...

The 10 Best Unintentionally Hilarious Propaganda Videos

The Center For Investigative Reporting | Amanda Pike | Posted 08.10.2013 | Home

Have you noticed some suspicious programs on TV or the radio lately? A new U.S. law went into effect with little fanfare last month, which quietly ...