Alexey Kovalev

Moscow 1 week ago

The City of Moscow Has Its Own Propaganda Empire

The City of Moscow Has Its Own Propaganda Empire

Moscow 1 week ago

Mayor Sergei Sobyanin takes the tricks Russia plays on foreign audiences and puts them to use against his own constituents.

Russia 1 month ago

Where Old Spooks Are Sent to Retire: Russia’s Institute of Strategic Studies

Where Old Spooks Are Sent to Retire: Russia’s Institute of Strategic Studies

Russia 1 month ago

U.S. intelligence officials think they found the smoking gun behind Russia's alleged 2016 election interference. The reality is much more benign.

Russia 1 month ago

Russian TV to Trump: It’s Over. We’re With Kim Jong-un Now

Russian TV to Trump: It’s Over. We’re With Kim Jong-un Now

Russia 1 month ago

State TV has executed an abrupt U-turn on Trump, and is now embracing North Korea. But it is too early to equate media posturing with official policy.

Russia 1 month ago

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

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

Russia 1 month ago

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

Meanwhile… 1 month ago

Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Report No Evil

Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Report No Evil

Meanwhile… 1 month ago

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

Russia 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months ago

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

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

Opinion 2 months 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 2 months ago

The Secrets of Russia’s Propaganda War, Revealed

The Secrets of Russia’s Propaganda War, Revealed

Russia 2 months 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… 3 months 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… 3 months ago

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

Meanwhile… 3 months 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… 3 months 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.”