Russia

International Broadcasting, Russia

VOA Director Testifies Before Congress About Strategy in Russia and Cyber Attack on VOA Website But Serious Mistakes Go Unreported

Voice of America director Dan Austin had a hard time explaining before Congress the broadcasting and program delivery strategy for Russia and the cyber attack that shut down the VOA website, including its Russian-language site, for at least two full days during President Obama’s visit to Russia earlier this month. His testimony was most revealing in how damaging information was…

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Photos, Russia

Why are they not smiling? White House Photo from Obama-Putin Meeting

President Barack Obama meets with Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at his dacha outside Moscow, Russia, July 7, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Why are they not smiling? Missile defense system in Central Europe, Georgia, Ukraine, NATO, Iran, human rights… See more photos on the White House Flickr page. Download Free Photo – Вы можете скачать эту фотографию…

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BNN, Russia, VOA

Voice of Russia English web site ignores the murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya while offering extensive coverage of political scandals in the U.S. and Great Britain | BNN Oct. 17, 2006

Originally published on Blogger News Network (BNN), October 17, 2006 Voice of Russia English web site ignores the murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya while offering extensive coverage of political scandals in the U.S. and Great Britain by Ted Lipien FreeMediaOnline.org Dublin, CA — During the Cold War, the Soviet media reported extensively on any real or imagined political scandal…

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BNN, RL, Russia

Former Head of Radio Liberty Russian Broadcasts Criticizes Pro-Kremlin Media Handling of Russian Journalist’s Murder | BNN Oct. 14, 2006

Originally published on Blogger News Network (BNN), October 14, 2006 Former Head of Radio Liberty Russian Broadcasts Criticizes Pro-Kremlin Media Handling of Russian Journalist’s Murder By Ted Lipien Wikinews, October 12, 2006 – Mario Corti, former head of Radio Liberty Russian Service, criticized pro-Kremlin media reporting on the murder of independent Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya as an insult to the…

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BNN, RFE, RL, Russia, VOA

Neglect of Media Freedom Issues in Russia Contributed to Murder of Russian Journalist Anna Politkovskaya | BNN Oct. 12, 2006

By Ted Lipien Originally published on Blogger News Network (BNN), October 12, 2006 Neglect of Media Freedom Issues in Russia Contributed to Murder of Russian Journalist Anna Politkovskaya | BNN Oct. 12, 2006 FreeMediaOnline.org Dublin, CA – Mixed signals from Washington have helped President Putin’s crackdown on independent media in Russia and may have contributed to the recent slaying of…

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