Special Reports

An Invasion By Any Other Name: The Kremlin’s Dirty War in Ukraine

September 17, 2015

Today, September 17, at 4:00 pm EST the Institute for Modern Russia and the Atlantic Council will co-host the presentation of a new report from The Interpreter titled An Invasion by Any Other Name: The Kremlin’s Dirty War in Ukraine prepared by the Liveblog Team. Livestreaming of the presentation can be seen here. A PDF […]

How We Know Russia Shot Down MH17

July 17, 2015

The Interpreter‘s James Miller and Michael Weiss report today at The Daily Beast on the overwhelming body of evidence demonstrating that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down one year ago today by a Russian surface-to-air missile launched from separatist-held territory.   It’s been a year since Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot out of […]

The Menace of Unreality: How the Kremlin Weaponizes Information, Culture and Money

November 22, 2014

The Interpreter and the Institute of Modern Russia present a special report by Peter Pomerantsev, author of Nothing is True and Everything is Possible: the Surreal Heart of the New Russia, and our editor-in-chief, Michael Weiss, on the Kremlin’s weaponization of information, culture and money to achieve foreign policy goals and undermine opponents. In recent […]

UPDATED Evidence Review: Who Shot Down Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17?

September 15, 2014

This post will be regularly updated as more information comes to light. This was originally posted on July 25th at 15:58 GMT and has been updated on July 31 and on September 15th. With all of the developments, debates, new evidence and new disinformation, let’s take a look at what we know and don’t know […]

Winter Olympics in the Sub-Tropics: Corruption and Abuse in Sochi | UPDATE

December 6, 2013

The following is a translation a report written by opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and Solidarity activist Leonid Martynyuk, detailing allegations of rampant corruption in the preparations for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics The original excerpted report was published on July 7, 2013. A significant update, with many new findings and some eyeopening headlines, has been published […]