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Trump Flounders As The Stakes Get Bigger

William Bradley | Posted 07.18.2016 | Media
William Bradley

After boasting again via twitter that he had foreseen another jihadist terrorist attack -- Does the man's genius know no bounds? Heh -- Trump has had remarkably little to say. Which is just as well, as these are complex matters and Trump has no knowledge about or facility for them.

What Brexit Means for Russia

Samuel Ramani | Posted 06.27.2016 | World
Samuel Ramani

On June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom held a historic referendum on its future in the European Union (EU). Although the Leave campaign’s victory crea...

'Russia Today' Creator Found Dead In Washington Hotel

Associated Press | Whitney Snyder | Posted 11.07.2015 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mikhail Lesin, a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin who helped found the English-language news service Russia Today, ...

Ukraine's Ministry of Truth -- A Flop of Epic Proportions

Samuel Ramani | Posted 08.03.2015 | World
Samuel Ramani

The Kyiv Post reported on July 15, 2015, that Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers had registered draft legislation to establish Ukraine Tomorrow, a state-owned foreign broadcasting company. Ukraine Tomorrow strives to be Ukraine's answer to Russia Today.

Ukraine's Far-Right: Sifting Facts From Fiction

Samuel Ramani | Posted 07.11.2016 | World
Samuel Ramani

While it is essential not to underestimate the power of far-right movements in Ukraine and their political influence, it is equally important to emphasize that far-right movements have limited public support in contemporary Ukraine.

The Kremlin's Kool-Aid

John Feffer | Posted 05.12.2015 | World
John Feffer

Like Glenn Greenwald, we should be concerned about the Azov Battalion and high-ranking extremists in the Ukrainian government. But the real darling of the far right is Putin. It's no surprise that European extremists are intoxicated by his authoritarian style. The mystery is why some on the left have also drunk the Kremlin's Kool-Aid.

RT Launches UK News Channel

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2014 | Media

By Andrew Osborn LONDON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - RT, a Kremlin-funded broadcaster lauded by President Vladimir Putin, launched a TV news ch...

Russia Today's Provocative New Ad Campaign

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 08.18.2014 | Media

Russia Today has launched a new ad campaign that takes a serious dig at the way the US media reported on the Iraq war. A set of posters from the Kr...

Russia Today Anchor Admits Spreading 'Lies' For Putin

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.18.2014 | Media

Another Russia Today anchor has resigned from her post at the Kremlin-funded TV network. I resigned from RT today. I have huge respect for many in...

Hidden History: What Nazi-Tied Roots to U.S. International Media Reveals About Ukraine Crisis

Steve Horn | Posted 06.21.2014 | Media
Steve Horn

At times, this was all handled in a ham-handed way. Indeed, so much so that if journalists had only bothered to ask some tough questions, they'd start finding some pretty disturbing answers.

Russia's Powerful Media Bubble

Kevin M. F. Platt | Posted 05.19.2014 | World
Kevin M. F. Platt

One of the greatest challenges facing Ukraine is to rebuild the authority of its own media space and to articulate a shared understanding of politics, history and geography -- one that can overcome the now enormous divide between the two realities that Ukrainians now inhabit.

Straight Out of the Cold War

András Simonyi | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
András Simonyi

It has, of course, suddenly become more difficult to deal with LGBT rights in Russia, and the community and their friends understand that. But it has also become even more difficult to be an LGBT person in that country.

WATCH: RT Anchor Slams American Media, Spars With Piers Morgan

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.06.2014 | Media

Abby Martin, one of the Russia Today anchors who made waves this week for her condemnation of the Russian invasion of Crimea, appeared on Piers Morgan...

Anchor Tells Anderson Cooper Why She Resigned From Russian Network

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.06.2014 | Media

Former Russia Today anchor Liz Wahl appeared on Anderson Cooper's Wednesday show to explain her dramatic on-air resignation from the network over its ...

WATCH: Russia TV Anchor Condemns Invasion Of Ukraine

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.05.2014 | Media

A news anchor for Moscow's English-speaking television network spoke out against Russia's invasion of Ukraine in a move of journalistic bravery Monday...

How The RT Network Built A U.S. Audience

Daily Intelligencer | Joe Pompeo | Posted 09.20.2013 | Media

On Wednesday, August 21, Russia's global cable-news network got ambushed. James Kirchick, a Foreign Policy Initiative fellow and prolific freelancer,...

Russian News Site Airs Dubious Video Claiming To Show Syrian Rebels Using Sarin

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 09.18.2013 | World

A Russian news outlet has aired a series of videos purporting to show Syrian rebels using sarin gas in the Aug. 21 chemical attack. Problem is, nobody...

Larry King's New Television Home

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media

Larry King is joining the Russian-owned news channel RT. RT announced Wednesday that the cable news veteran is bringing his online show "Larry King...

My Interview in Moscow on 99.6 FM Talking About Hank Paulson and Wall St. Scandals

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Keiser

Max Keiser interviews in Moscow, and The Keiser Show in front of the Kremlin.

Russia Today: Big Banks Making 'Toilet Paper' Deals (VIDEO)

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Max Keiser


Foreign Arabic-Language TV: An Exercise in Futility?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

They're tripping over each other. American, British, French, Russian, Chinese and Turkish satellite TV channels want a piece of the Arab viewers' p...

Ryan Grim

Ron Paul: The World's Most Popular U.S. Congressman (VIDEO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Months after his long-shot bid for the Republican presidential nomination ended, Rep. Ron Paul has become a hot ticket on the international stage. Unl...