All Posts Tagged With: "state controlled media"

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Khodorkovsky’s Cell Mate Names Names in ‘Forced’ 2006 Attack

Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s former cell mate has come forward with the names and details of how law enforcement officers forced him to attack Khodorkovsky in 2006; prison officials refuse to comment on the story.

May 26, 2011 | Continued
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Russian TV Host Slams Media in Award Speech

A leading Russian television host has severely criticized the state of Russian television journalism, comparing the ruling authorities to “the dearly departed.”

Nov 28, 2010 | Continued
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A Crooked Broadcast

Having chosen to air dramas instead of covering Moscow’s worst terrorist attacks in the past six years, Russia’s state-controlled television has become “a virtual form of reality,” writes columnist Natalia Gevorkyan.

Apr 2, 2010 | Continued
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Russian Media Spin Roundup: July 9th

Coverage of the Russian media: TV channel cuts Putin character from South Park Broadcast. Russia Today waxes on the “mystery” of the Russian opposition. Russian deputy reinterprets Obama’s words on Georgia. Imagined agreement over oil prices at the G8 summit.

Jul 9, 2009 | Continued
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With an Economy in Crisis, Russian Media Keep Quiet

Even as indicators show that Russia is entering a severe economic downturn, state owned media and television have remained silent on the crisis.

Dec 17, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Film Accuses West of Orchestrating Chechen War

A new film released on Russian state-run television alleges that Western countries orchestrated Russia’s war with Chechnya in the 1990s.

Apr 29, 2008 | Continued
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No Freedom of Speech in Russian Media—TV Personality

Vladimir Posner, a notable TV journalist and president of the Russian Academy of Television, has complained that there is no freedom of speech in the modern Russian mass-media.

Mar 28, 2008 | Continued
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Russian Members of Parliament Challenge Legitimacy of Presidential Campaign

31 deputies of Russia’s State Duma have filed a motion questioning the legitimacy of the presidential electoral campaign in Russia.

Feb 20, 2008 | Continued