Tag: Komsomolskaya Pravda

Putin in Syria: Russian Jets Strike ISIS For First Time But Continue Wider Campaign Against Other Rebel Groups

October 2, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: The Russian Air Force has reportedly struck ISIS-held areas for the first time since bombing began on September 30. However the majority of settlements struck by bombs over the last 24 hours lie outside ISIS-controlled territory. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Andrei Stenin and His Fellow Travelers: How Russian State Media Help Fight the War Against Ukraine

September 30, 2014

When the remains of Andrei Stenin, a RIA Novosti photographer who had been missing for weeks, were finally identified and he was confirmed dead, the Kremlin’s top propagandist Dmitry Kiselyev solemnly commemorated him and angrily denounced the Ukrainian armed forces who he believed had killed him. Russian state news media gave saturation coverage to the […]

Moscow Propaganda Pushed Federalization of Ukraine and Then Stopped, Media Survey Finds

August 26, 2014

Staunton, August 26 – Russian government media outlets pushed demands for the federalization of Ukraine after the Kremlin indicated that was what Vladimir Putin wanted and then almost as quickly toned down its promotion of that idea apparently after it began to resonate in the regions of the Russian Federation itself. At the request of […]