Tag: Propaganda

As Jets Kill Civilians At Refugee Camp, Russia Hosts Slick Propaganda Concert In Palmyra

May 6, 2016

As Russia held a classical concert to celebrate their capture of Palmyra, at least 30 civilians were killed, either by Syrian or Russian air force jets, at a refugee camp near the Turkish border.

Tabloids Revive Old And Debunked MH17 Conspiracies

April 25, 2016

With the upcoming broadcast of a BBC documentary on the conspiracy theories surrounding the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on July 17, 2014, several media outlets, both Western and Russian, have revived some old and debunked claims. This morning, Britain’s Daily Express ran, in a break from its usual staples of Princess Diana stories and […]

Day 766: 6 Ukrainian Soldiers Wounded; Russian-Backed Fighters Mount Assaults On Highway To Mariupol

March 24, 2016

LIVE UPDATES BELOW. Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. READ OUR SPECIAL REPORT: An Invasion By Any Other Name: The Kremlin’s Dirty War in Ukraine  

Day 738: Azov Activists Block Inter Channel HQ As Station Accused Of Supporting Kremlin

February 25, 2016

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. For links to individual updates click on the timestamps. For the latest summary of evidence surrounding the shooting down of flight MH17 see our separate article: […]

Russia Claims That US A-10s, Not Russian Jets Bombed Aleppo Yesterday

February 11, 2016

Live Updates: The Russian Ministry of Defence claims that American attack jets bombed Aleppo city yesterday and pre-emptively blamed Russia for destruction. These claims do not add up very well… The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

The World According To Moscow

January 29, 2016

The Power Vertical is hosted by RFE/RL’s Brian Whitmore and is syndicated by The Interpreter. The international community should thank Russia for forcefully seizing Crimea. The United States seeks the dismemberment of Russia so it can take over its natural resources. And European leaders take their orders from Washington. These are just a few of […]

Ukraine Live Day 701: Azov Denounces Video Threat To Netherlands As Fake

January 19, 2016

The Azov Regiment has declared that a video, in which men, presenting themselves as Azov members, burn the Dutch flag and threaten to carry out terrorist attacks if the Netherlands fails to ratify the EU Association Agreement with Ukraine, is fake. Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. Please help The […]

Russia Update: Protesters Stone Turkish Embassy In Moscow

November 25, 2015

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. Recent Translations: –The Non-Hybrid War –Kashin Explains His ‘Letter to Leaders’ on ‘Fontanka Office’ –TV Rain Interviews Volunteer Fighter Back from Donbass –‘I Was on Active […]

Is Russia Insider Sponsored By A Russian Oligarch With Ties To The European Far Right?

November 23, 2015

The emails leaked by Anonymous International last year give us a few insights into the workings of the English-language, pro-Putin propaganda website Russia Insider. Its editor Charles Bausman launched the website in September 2014, and described the rationale behind the website as follows: It was started in September 2014 by a group of expats living […]