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The DNC Hack Is Just One Instance of the Kremlin Meddling in Western Politics

Maria Snegovaya | Posted 08.01.2016 | World
Maria Snegovaya

MOSCOW -- The Kremlin's actions to support Trump's candidacy are reminiscent of its operations orchestrated on multiple occasions in support of other far-right parties and candidates all over Europe.

Russia's Media Crackdown Gets Worse

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2014 | Media

* Move seen as pressuring Russian media * Watchdog says program "justified war crimes" * Radio station to file lawsuit a...

Russia Could Soon Tighten Grip On Media Even More

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2014 | Media

MOSCOW, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Russia's lower house of parliament passed a law on Friday aimed at limiting foreign ownership of Russian media holdings ...

Sex Tips From the Russian GQ Magazine

Eliot Borenstein | Posted 11.17.2014 | Media
Eliot Borenstein

The September 2014 edition of the Russian GQ includes 23 rules for navigating the complex world of 21st century sex with the help of 19th century values. Some of these sex tips are standard men's magazine fare. But two of the entires are particularly loathsome.

Russian Media on Malaysian Flight MH17 Tragedy: Epic Fail

Kevin M. F. Platt | Posted 09.19.2014 | World
Kevin M. F. Platt

The Russian media has made one thing clear in the aftermath of the destruction of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17: it generates a view of the world corresponding to the political needs of the Kremlin.

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.

The Kremlin Falls Prey to Its Own Propaganda

Committee to Protect Journalists | Posted 05.07.2014 | Media
Committee to Protect Journalists

In Russia, the population-at-large receives its news from state-controlled TV that has long been churning propaganda. But since November, television, Kremlin's crude weapon of mass distraction, has ever more shrilly been agitating hostility toward opposition protesters in Ukraine.

Is Russia Inventing a Ukrainian Refugee Crisis?

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.05.2014 | Media
Rebecca Novick

News stories emanating from Russian state media this past week raise a serious question. Is Russia creating a fake refugee crisis in the Ukraine to justify its military intervention in the region?

Michael Calderone

Inside Russia's Olympic Media Blackout | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.29.2014 | Media

NEW YORK – Corruption. Environmental damage. Forced evictions. Exploitation of migrant workers. Journalists would be expected to dive headfirst i...

Putin Deals Major Blow To Russian Media

Reuters | Posted 02.08.2014 | Media

By Timothy Heritage MOSCOW, Dec 9 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin tightened his control over Russia's media on Monday by dissolvi...

Russian TV Accidentally Airs Anti-Putin Video By Disgruntled Employee

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

A Russian television channel accidentally interrupted its evening news show with a doom-laden report of evils committed by Russian President Vladimir ...

Michael Calderone

New Radio CEO To Deal With Russian Journalist Firing Controversy | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.05.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- Shortly after arriving in Prague on Sunday afternoon, Kevin Klose walked from his nearby hotel to the headquarters of Radio Free Europe/...

"Blind as Bats and Sitting Ducks": Russian Media on Spy Arrests in U.S. and Puppetmaster Putin

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bill Lichtenstein

In the wake of the June 28 arrest of ten alleged Russian spies living in the U.S., an opinion piece in today's The Moscow Times, boldly criticized Russia's intelligence services.

Five Years Later: Reflections On The Murder Of Forbes Russia Founding Editor Paul Klebnikov

Forbes | Dan Gerstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The murder of Paul Klebnikov five years ago still shocks today. Paul was the founding editor of Forbes Russia, assuming this post after a long, distin...

Russian Newspaper Editor: Medvedev Is Trying To Shut Us Down

Radar | Mark Ames | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

With the recent inauguration of new president Dmitry Medvedev, how have things changed in Russia? Is the authoritarian freeze of the Vladimir Putin ye...