Tag: Russian state media

Car Bomb Outside Mosque Of Persecuted Anti-Extremist Imam In Ingushetia

March 11, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: A car bomb went off at the Nasyr-Kort mosque in Nazran where Khamzat Chumakov, an anti-extremist imam serves who has been persecuted for some years. 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 […]

Another Pastor Niemöller Moment Passes in Moscow

April 25, 2015

Staunton, April 24 – Perhaps the most searing self-indictment of those who watch the onset of totalitarianism but do not protest — because they remain convinced that only someone else will be its targets and its victims — was offered in 1946 by German Protestant Pastor Martin Niemöller. Speaking in the rubble of the defeated […]

Putin’s ‘Hybrid Ideology’ Internally Inconsistent and Won’t Last Long, Shtepa Says

February 23, 2015

Staunton, February 23 – Many of yesterday’s liberals are in the wake of the annexation of Crimea supporters of Vladimir Putin’s “’patriotic’ rhetoric” about reversing the collapse of the USSR, but most of those believe that they can do so without sacrificing any of the benefits they had received from that and the developments that […]

Russia Update: TASS, RT Disavow Journalist Who Laughs as Militants Fire on Ukrainians

February 17, 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, and see also our Russia This Week stories Ultranationalists Angry over ‘Capitulation’ of Minsk Agreement, ‘Anti-Maidan’ Launched by Nationalists, Cossacks, Veterans, Bikers, The Guild War – […]

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 […]

Russia This Week: Doctors Rally in Moscow to Protest Hospital Closures, Health Care Budget Slash (October 27-November 2)

November 2, 2014

Updated Daily. This week’s issue: – Doctors Protest Hospital Closures and Pay Cuts in Health System ‘Reforms’ – The Value of the Ruble is Falling, Along with the Price of Oil – Russian Censorship Agency Strikes Ekho Moskvy News Site, Removes Article on Donetsk Airport – Russian Reporter Publishes List of ‘Most Authoritative Russians’ – […]