Whatever the reason for faking Arkady Babchenko's death, this episode will not make journalists any safer.
How Vladimir Putin is using hostility towards Russia to bolster his own position at home.
Putin on the campaign trail.
The reaction of much Russian media to the Russian spy attack highlights the paucity of different viewpoints available in Russian.
It seems that Russian state media is starting to chip away at Trump’s burnished image.
The country's state-run media outlets have been quick to denounce any election meddling talk as anti-Russian hysteria. So what's behind the shift in tone?
A flag with a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin waves over the Moscow crowd during the Vesna (Spring) festival in March commemorating the Crimean annexation.
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Vladimir Putin fomented so-called Ukrainophobia leading up to his annexation of Crimea. Ukrainians, on the other hand, held positive views of their neighbours prior to annexation.
Russia’s supposed influence on Donald Trump’s election victory did not reveal anything about American democracy that Russians did not already suspect.
Russian media both hint toward the Russian regime’s prowess in influencing the US election, while simultaneously treating the accusation as baseless Western propaganda.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen on the screen of a television camera during his visit to the new studio complex Russia Today in June 2013.
A Russian media expert spent the weekend consuming Russian coverage of America's response to the chemical attacks in Syria.
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez rallies with protesters outside the White House.
Research on more than 50 government investigations reveals how partisanship can get in the way of finding answers we all agree on.
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A volunteer force that provides humanitarian aid in the worst of conditions, the White Helmets are the target of some very caustic conspiracy theory.
Putin talks, Russia listens.
To his home audience, Vladimir Putin's strategy in Syria appears to be sound.
Vladimir Putin appears on the Kremlin-backed news network Russia Today. The multi-platform channel has already garnered more than 2 billion views on YouTube, making it the most-watched news network on the video-sharing website.
The airwaves arms race is on, and the Kremlin has taken a page from the playbook of its Cold War nemesis.
The Russian media’s support for the Kremlin is almost a given.
Growing evidence suggests that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down with the loss of 298 lives by separatists in the Donetsk region using a surface-to-air missile. Yet in Russia this human tragedy…
Russia’s press isn’t what it was.
Russian media is in turmoil again. After the editor-in-chief of the independent online news website www.lenta.ru was fired, almost 40 journalists and editors left the publication. An independent, privately…
Many screens - one voice.
For a TV network which wants to become a household name to millions around the world, Russia Today has certainly generated a lot of publicity in recent days as it broadcasts about the political crisis…
The president will not be taking questions.
Vladimir Putin has drastically restructured Russia’s leading state-owned news agency, RIA Novosti, into a new institution, Russia Today, with the aim of promoting the national image worldwide. Head of…