Tag: Lifenews

1 Ukrainian Soldier Killed, 2 Wounded; Moscow Murderer/Suicide Reportedly Fought in Donbass

January 14, 2017

Russia-backed fighters shelled Ukrainian positions 34 times all along the front line, with one Ukrainian soldier killed and two wounded.

Russia’s LifeNews Claims Belarusian Brothers Involved in Brussels Attack But Euroradio Says Not

March 22, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: In the confusion following the terrorist attacks on the airport and metro in Brussels, where 31 have already been killed and at least 130 injured, a strange accusation emerged from Russia’s propaganda TV LifeNews: two Belarusian brothers and their Dagestani friend who now has Belarusian citizenship were claimed to have been arrested for […]

Putin in Syria: Turkish Jets Shoot Down Russian Bomber

November 24, 2015

The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Russian General Staff Complain Turkey Has Violated Syria’s Air Space 2015-11-24 18:45:00 Russian media has just announced that Turkey has violated Syria’s air space. Gazeta.ru reports citing RIA.ru that the Russian General Staff has stated (translation by The Interpreter): Radar reconnaissance at the […]

Russia Update: Volkov Calls ‘Politicized’ Prosecutor’s Attempt to Charge Him With ‘Media Obstruction’

October 13, 2015

Leonid Volkov, an opposition activist who organized independent monitoring of local elections and protested government harassment of alternative candidates is now facing a trumped-up case of “obstructing the media” for refusing to give an interview to pro-Kremlin TV channel LifeNews. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in […]

The Top Five Russian Lies about Ukraine This Week – and Growing Challenges for Those Interested in the Truth

May 18, 2015

Staunton, May 18 –As he has done each week in recent times, Dmitry Bukovsky of Kyiv’s Delovaya Stolitsa provides a useful checklist of the top five “propaganda myths, fakes and stupidities of the Kremlin” about Ukraine. But another commentator, Yevgeny Kuzmenko, notes that Moscow’s activities are making it ever more difficult for Ukrainians to learn […]

Russia Update: Interior Ministry Denounces Kadyrov’s Call to Shoot Unauthorized Police

April 24, 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. The Russian Interior Ministry has denounced the order of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov to shoot on unauthorized police from outside his republic, but Kadyrov has denied […]

After Paris, the Kremlin’s New Message

January 9, 2015

On January 8, before the terrorists believed responsible were even caught, the mainstream Russian media ran an interview in which a noted political commentator explicitly blamed U.S. intelligence for the murderous attack on Charlie Hebdo‘s Paris office on January 7. The extended interview with Alexey Martynov was carried on LifeNews.ru, which is not state-run but which follows the […]

Ukraine Live Day 319: Police Arrest Man Who Broke LifeNews Camera During Bandera Rally

January 2, 2015

Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue providing this valuable information service by making a donation towards our costs. View Ukraine: April, 2014 […]

Armenian Film Director Denounces Armenians Who Promote Russian Chauvinism

July 27, 2014

Staunton, July 27 – In a Facebook post that has been picked up by various Armenian outlets, Tigran Khemalyan, a noted filmmaker, sharply criticizes those ethnic Armenians who have become more Russian than the patriarch and who are promoting Russian great power attitudes of hostility and suspicion to everything non-Russian. Among these “’prophets’ of Russism,” […]