Putin’s Phony ‘Humanitarian Pause’ in Syria: Russian and Western Media Coverage of the ‘Hell’ in Eastern Ghouta

March 6, 2018
Civilians flee an air attack by Syrian government forces in Eastern Ghouta on March 5, 2017. Screen grab from video by BBC

Analysis: Russian media has provided only one-sided coverage of the war in Eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. Western media coverage has revealed the terrible toll on civilians from attacks by Syrian government forces backed by Russia.

The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.