Alexey Kovalev

Russia 16 hours ago

Crippled by the Kremlin, Russia’s State Media No Longer Competes

Crippled by the Kremlin, Russia’s State Media No Longer Competes

Russia 16 hours ago

In the eviscerated ecosystem of the Russian media, independent outlets are filling the new vacuum created by nationwide protests.

Meanwhile… 2 days ago

Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Report No Evil

Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Report No Evil

Meanwhile… 2 days ago

Russia witnessed mass anti-corruption protests on Sunday, but you’d never know it, if you only followed the state media.

Russia 5 days ago

Russia’s Infamous ‘Troll Factory’ Is Now Posing as a Media Empire

Russia’s Infamous ‘Troll Factory’ Is Now Posing as a Media Empire

Russia 5 days ago

A Russian news website has revealed how the ‘troll factory’ rebranded itself as a network of legitimate news sites. But it hasn’t quite abandoned its old ways.

Opinion 1 week ago

'You're Fake News!': Russia Borrows the Worst from the West

'You're Fake News!': Russia Borrows the Worst from the West

Opinion 1 week ago

Russian officials have now fully embraced “fake news” as a means of deflecting any criticism, following a long tradition of settling for the lowest common denominator when parroting the West.

Russia 4 weeks ago

The Secrets of Russia’s Propaganda War, Revealed

The Secrets of Russia’s Propaganda War, Revealed

Russia 4 weeks ago

Russia has a new military propaganda force to wage information war. An unauthorized reprint of a military intelligence handbook gives insight into what the new information troops might do.

Meanwhile… 1 month ago

Trying to Fill a Trump-Sized Hole, Russian Propagandists Turn on Each Other

Trying to Fill a Trump-Sized Hole, Russian Propagandists Turn on Each Other

Meanwhile… 1 month ago

American president was off the Russian news menu this week. In its place came local beef .

Meanwhile… 1 month ago

Putin’s Most Radical Supporters Turn on Kremlin News Agency Over ‘Cult of Trump’

Putin’s Most Radical Supporters Turn on Kremlin News Agency Over ‘Cult of Trump’

Meanwhile… 1 month ago

Some of Vladimir Putin's most devoted supporters have turned on a news agency he created by presidential decree in 2013, complaining about “Trumpomania.”

Meanwhile… 1 month ago

Russian TV — Making War Great Again

Russian TV — Making War Great Again

Meanwhile… 1 month ago

Russian Sunday news TV took a more militant turn this week, normalizing the war in Ukraine and chiding the West for not heeding Putin's advice from 10 years ago.

World 1 month ago

Ukraine, Not Russia, Hacked the U.S. Elections, Kremlin Propaganda Reveals

Ukraine, Not Russia, Hacked the U.S. Elections, Kremlin Propaganda Reveals

World 1 month ago

After obsessing over Donald Trump’s presidency for the past two weeks, Russian TV propaganda shifted its coverage noticeably, signaling a new foreign policy agenda. Ukraine has returned to the headlines.

World 1 month ago

That Whole Showdown With America Was Obama’s Fault

That Whole Showdown With America Was Obama’s Fault

World 1 month ago

After raising the bar of anti-Americanism impossibly high, Russian TV pundits are writing off the conflict as an ex-president’s miserable legacy, and praising Donald Trump with the fervor once reserved for deriding ...