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Assessing the State of Russian Media

Over the last several years independent media has virtually disappeared from the Russian airwaves, giving way to state-run television and print outlets, censorship, and outright propaganda. What is the state of the Russian media today? To what extent is independent journalism still possible in Russia? What can media organizations and individual journalists do to counteract Kremlin propaganda?

Photo by Maks Karochkin


  • Alan Cullison

    Public Policy Fellow
    Correspondent, Wall Street Journal
  • Sergey Parkhomenko

    Senior Advisor
    Journalist, "Echo of Moscow" Radio; Former Editor-in-Chief, Itogi, Vokrug Sveta
  • Elena Racheva

    Galina Starovoitova Fellow
    Special Correspondent, Novaya Gazeta