The Briefing: Lawsuits, Lies, And Videotape

May 23, 2016

law firm in Australia sues Russia and Vladimir Putin over the downing of Flight MH17 in a case in which damages could approach $3 billion .

And a television station in France exposes the fabrications of Russia’s top propagandist Dmitry Kiselyov, and the video is going viral.

On this week’s Power Vertical Briefing, I discuss these two stories with Pavel Butorin, the managing editor of RFE/RL’s Russian-language television program Current Time.


The Briefing: Lawsuits, Lies, And Videotape

NOTE: The Power Vertical Briefing is a short look ahead to the stories expected to make news in Russia in the coming week. It is hosted by Brian Whitmore, author of The Power Vertical blog, and appears every Monday.