RT

RT Crackdown Escalates New Cold War and Threatens Press Freedom

November 19, 2017

The U.S. government’s forced designation of RT America as a “foreign agent” is part of a dangerous effort to brand dissenting views as “Russian disinformation,” says The Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel

Twitter Bans RT and Sputnik Ads, Who’s Next?

October 26, 2017

Twitter has announced it will ban advertising from the Russian-backed media outlets RT and Sputnik. We speak to journalist and best-selling author Max Blumenthal

Russia

September 15, 2017
A grassroots coalition has made gains in Moscow’s municipal election, signaling opportunities for Russian progressives at the local level, says Russian-American independent journalist Alyona Minkovski

US Politics

September 13, 2017
The US Justice Department and FBI are scrutinizing the Russian state-owned Sputnik and RT networks as potential ‘foreign agents’, raising questions of press freedom, says independent journalist Alyona Minkovski