Tag: state TV

Russia Update: 85% of Russians Get Their News From TV But Nearly Half Don’t Trust It

December 16, 2015

A recent Levada poll in Russia has found that most Russians, 85%, get their news from television stations, which are mainly state-owned or pro-Kremlin, but nearly half, or 41%, don’t trust the news they are getting. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian […]

KGB’s Successors Can’t De-Sovietize Russia Any More than Gestapo Could Have De-Nazified Germany, Genis Says

June 17, 2014

Staunton, June 17 – In the course of an interview conducted by Ani Ayvazyan, Aleksandr Genis, who has become prominent as a Russian émigré writer and commentator for some Moscow outlets, makes five observations which cast a bright light on some of the darker developments in Vladimir Putin’s Russia. They include: · Genis says his […]