Tag: Ukraine@War

Andrei Stenin and His Fellow Travelers: How Russian State Media Help Fight the War Against Ukraine

September 30, 2014

When the remains of Andrei Stenin, a RIA Novosti photographer who had been missing for weeks, were finally identified and he was confirmed dead, the Kremlin’s top propagandist Dmitry Kiselyev solemnly commemorated him and angrily denounced the Ukrainian armed forces who he believed had killed him. Russian state news media gave saturation coverage to the […]

The Story of Andrey Panasyuk, Ukrainian POW, Last Filmed by Killed Russian State Reporter

September 5, 2014

Andrey Panasyuk, a Ukrainian soldier taken prisoner by Russian-backed militants, was the last subject filmed by Andrei Stenin, a Russian state media war correspondent whose death near Donetsk while on assignment was confirmed today by RIA Novosti. Panasyuk appeared in a number of photographs Stenin took while embedded with Russian-backed fighters in the “Donetsk People’s […]