Tag: Dmitry Kiselyov

Russia Has No Allies in Kyiv Now and Won’t Have Any in the Future, Kazarin Says

April 30, 2015

Staunton, April 30 – – “When Vladimir Putin or Sergey Lavrov talk about Ukraine,” Pavel Kazarin says, one has the impression that they think there is a pro-Moscow faction in Kyiv waiting in the wings to take power. That might have been true in 2005, but it is not the case now: Moscow has no […]

Moscow Infecting Ukraine with ‘Russian Disease,’ Kyiv Commentator Says

May 27, 2014

Staunton, May 25 – Russia is dangerously ill, infected with Kremlin-promoted “intolerance, aggression, militarism and chauvinism,” a Kyiv commentator suggests, and there is a great danger because of Vladimir Putin’s actions in Ukraine, that this “virus” will spread to that country and perhaps others as well. And if that infection sets in and Ukraine thus […]

Milonov: “I Believe Russia Has a Moral Right to Undertake a Peacekeeping Mission”

April 10, 2014

Vitaly Milonov is a prominent Russian conservative and member of the United Russia party. A staunch advocate of Russia’s controversial ban on “homosexual propaganda,” and he has also repeatedly made anti-Semitic statements, including during a session of the St. Petersburg legislative council in March. He is a prominent critic of the pro-EU Ukrainian movement, and […]

Why All the “Decent People” Never Turn Away from Putin

December 17, 2013

The state-owned media giant RIA Novosti is being restructured, and its editor Svetlana Mironyuk has been replaced by a well-known Putin mouthpiece, Dmitry Kiselyov. Slon.ru, a liberal online magazine, weighs in on the recent development. — Ed. The fall of RIA Novosti is a drama that was deliberately made into a serial. Everyone saw the […]

Who in the West Needs Kiselyov’s Media Group?

December 13, 2013

This week, the Russian government announced that it was shutting down respected news outlet RIA Novosti and rebranding it as Russia Segodnya (Russia Today). The new head of this venture will be Dmitry Kiselyov, one of the most vocal pro-Kremlin pundits in Russia, notorious for his homophobic comments. He’s said that the goal of Russia Today […]