Kremlin loyalists are lamenting the insane measures some Russians are taking to avoid vaccine mandates. But it’s a mess of their own making.
Julia Davis is a columnist for The Daily Beast and the creator of the Russian Media Monitor. She is a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Screen Actors Guild, and Women In Film.
Russian state media has never been shy about its position on the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, but current U.S. hearings have triggered a particularly vile wave of propaganda.
Seemingly butthurt over the Olympics’ Russia ban, the country’s athletes and TV pundits keep whining about conditions in Tokyo—as if Sochi was any better.
From pushing for racially segregated Games to implying a storm is “God's punishment” for LGBTQ+ participants, Kremlin loyalists are deep in a hate-fueled Olympic rampage.
The Kremlin and its staunchest loyalists are touting Russia as a politically incorrect utopia—something they think Western conservatives can’t resist.
A clip of the Fox News host agreeing with Putin was played on Russian State TV where pundits and propagandists were thrilled by how easy it was to manipulate Carlson.
The host of a popular state-funded TV show was excited about grilling Biden at the Geneva summit. After finding out he wouldn't get a chance—he was disappointed, to say the least.
In the countdown to the summit between the two presidents, pro-Kremlin TV saw it fit to interview an infamous Capitol rioter and describe him as “an American patriot.”
In a crackdown on a U.S.-funded media outlet, the Kremlin’s FSB has allegedly beat, electro-shocked, and threatened to fake a reporter’s suicide if he didn’t confess to spying.
The Kremlin propaganda machine is already out in full swing with a wild disinformation campaign surrounding the Biden-Putin summit in June.