Russia

International Broadcasting, Russia

US Public Diplomacy Failure to Reach Out to the Russians After Terrorist Attack in Ingushetia – FreeMediaOnline.org (Free Media Online Blog)

FreeMediaOnline.org, Free Media Online Blog, GovoritAmerika.us, Commentary by Ted Lipien, August 18, 2009, San Francisco — Ever since the United States Information Agency (USIA) was dismantled in a foolish post-Cold War cost-cutting move, the U.S. State Department and American diplomats abroad have not been able to present a coherent message to foreign audiences quickly and effectively. The latest example is…

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Russia

More Trouble at Radio Liberty

The latest news about continuing turmoil at the US taxpayer-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), which is managed by the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) — an independent U.S. Federal agency — comes from Anatoly Karlin’s blog Sublime Oblivion.   Translation: “Radio Liberty – The Liberty of Mendacity” Published on August 16, 2009 in Da Russophile   Anatoly Karlin: “One…

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International Broadcasting, Russia

Voice of America Report Shows Confusion and Divisions Over Obama’s Policy Toward Russia

FreeMediaOnline.org, August 13, 2009, San Francisco — A report by a senior Voice of America (VOA) correspondent, posted online today, shows a high level of confusion over the Obama Administration’s new policy of “resetting” relations with Russia. While the report by VOA’s Andre de Nesnera focuses on statements by Vice President Biden, which have “angered” Russian officials, and on apparent…

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Russia

Medvedev Demands «Resetting» of Relations with Ukraine

This report and video were posted in GovoritAmerika.us as an occasional «Russia Speaks» item. It’s definitely a different tone from President Obama’s and Secretary Clinton’s call for a «reset» in U.S.-Russian relations. «Говорит Россия» Президент России>> Выбор ГоворитАмерика.us GovoritAmerika.us. Вы можете скопировать и использовать эту статью. You can copy and use this report. Подписка на рассылку ГоворитАмерика.us.

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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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Cold War, Featured, Highlights, History, RFE, RL, Russia

RFE/RL Has Lost Its Uniqueness Warns Former Director of Radio Liberty’s Russian Service

Interview with Former Director of Radio Liberty’s Russian Service, Italian journalist, writer and Russian expert Mario Corti. In a nutshell, the station [Radio Liberty] has abandoned its uniqueness, its identity, its face. Mario Corti Those among the old KGB and the new FSB , who see the U.S. as an enemy rather than a valuable and generous partner of Russia, could only be…

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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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Blogger News Network, Russia

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

Published on Blogger News Network 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 and natural…

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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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Blogger News Network, Russia

Former Head of Radio Liberty Russian Broadcasts Criticizes Pro-Kremlin Media Handling of Russian Journalist’s Murder

Published October 12, 2006 on Blogger News Network 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 victim. In…

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Blogger News Network, International Broadcasting, Russia

Neglect of Media Freedom Issues in Russia Contributed to Murder of Russian Journalist Anna Politkovskaya

Published October 12, 2006 on Blogger News Network Neglect of Media Freedom Issues in Russia Contributed to Murder of Russian Journalist Anna Politkovskaya By Ted Lipien 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 a prominent investigative Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya.…

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