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Russians spend substantial amounts of time watching television news. The content of these programs offers a window into how people Europe's energy costs skyrocket, Russia is burning off large amounts of natural gas, according to analysis shared with BBC News

Understanding uprooting: with Charlotte Beradt

The art historian and writer Olga Medvedkova delivers the second part of her “little library of antifascism”…

Read More 19 January 2023 | 5:00 am

How to Move from the Russian World to the Russian State: Building an Alternative to the Apocalypse

A paradoxical consensus has formed in recent weeks In Ukraine, Russia and the West: the war will be long and it will require considerable effort…

Read More 17 January 2023 | 5:00 am

In Ukraine, the Pressing Commitment of International Law

International law sometimes seems to be a forgotten authority among commentators of the Russian war against Ukraine.

Read More 15 January 2023 | 2:00 pm

The Best Christmas Gift

What is the best Christmas present for Ukrainians who are suffering in their flesh from the savage and violent war waged by Putin and his minions?

Read More 15 January 2023 | 1:30 pm

To Europe “po Blatu”

It seems that less-than-democratic regimes in the Balkans and the Caucasus are entertaining the feeling that Victor Orban’s Hungary represents…

Read More 21 December 2022 | 5:00 am

A Spoonful of Tar in a Barrel of Honey

Marianna Perebenesiuk, an analyst of Ukrainian origin who is often invited on French TV channels…

Read More 11 December 2022 | 5:00 am

“Bavovna” and Other Ukrainians Memes : how Laughing Helps to Keep Going

The Ukrainian intellectual Marianna Perebenesiuk tells us about some funny memes…

Read More 17 November 2022 | 7:15 pm

Georgia. an Expatriate Couple Committed to the Protection of Russian Political Dissidents

Egor Kuroptev and Anastasia Burakova are a discreet couple in the Georgian capital…

Read More 17 November 2022 | 4:32 pm

Nezalezhnist — On Zelensky’s Style

French art historian and writer of Russian origin, Olga Medvedkova analyzes the essence of Zelensky’s style…

Read More 17 November 2022 | 4:30 pm

Dissent, Crime, and the Future of Russia

When Russia is free again, the Russian people will again have to face a reality: the massive crimes committed in their name…

Read More 14 November 2022 | 2:00 pm

After the Hardened Criminals Engaged in the Russian Army, who is Next?

For months, Evgueni Prigojine, the boss of the Wagner mercenaries, has been crisscrossing Russian penal colonies in search of criminals…

Read More 14 November 2022 | 12:25 pm

Vladimir Milov: “the West has Been Deliberately Delaying Arming Ukraine”

Vladimir Milov is a leading Russian opposition politician, energy expert and adviser to Aleksey Navalny. He was deputy minister of Energy of Russia…

Read More 25 October 2022 | 4:00 am

And now? On the Possibility of an All-out War

The war in Ukraine is in full swing. The order for the “partial mobilization” of Russian army reservists and part of the male population…

Read More 23 October 2022 | 4:00 am

The Influx of Russians Troubles Georgia

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine, nearly 700,000 Russians are believed to have fled their country — in opposition to the war

Read More 23 October 2022 | 4:00 am

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Provides an informed view of today's Russian reality through analyses, decipherments and original information often from first hand, but also debates and positions

Why is Russia burning off gas?

Supply was cut off for 10 days in July while the pipeline was undergoing annual maintenance, and while it has since resumed, the gas flow is running at a fifth of its capacity. Gazprom, Russia's state-controlled energy company, has cited faulty or delayed equipment as the main reason behind this

 A newly launched Russian spy satellite may be tasked with stalking one of its American counterparts. The Russian satellite, known as Kosmos 2558 (opens in new tab), was rumored to be an "inspector" craft even before it lifted off on Monday

What is the main news source in Russia?


Main sources of news in Russia 2022

For over 60 percent of Russians, television was the primary source of national and international news in June 2022. Social media were the second most popular channel, as 39 percent of survey participants mostly got news from there