Russian Newspapers and News Sites

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    Russian media, both TV networks and newspapers have been widely criticized for serving as a propaganda tool for the Russian government. To help you navigate through the fog of "alternative facts", we handpicked a representative list of various English-language news sites. Each entry contains a brief description of the coverage and style of each associated media website.

  • AK&M Information Agency

    Offering economic, financial news, also information on Russian stock market.

  • Expatica: Russia

    Information portal providing daily Russian news and essential information on living in, working in or moving to Russia.

  • Interfax

    Non-state owned information and news agency.

  • Interfax-Military News Agency

    News site that brings systematic coverage of issues related to national security and defense. Full version is available only to subscribers.

  • Meduza

    Independent online news, investigative reports and news analysis. Based in Latvia.

  • Naftegaz

    News and information about Russian oil and gas industry.

  • pravda

    National and international news outlet.

  • Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

    News, features and press review by the leading international broadcaster.

  • Russia Beyond

    Multilingual project founded by the Russian state news agency RIA Novosti. Provides news, comment, opinion and analysis on culture, politics, economics, history, travel, science, education and lifestyle in Russia.

  • Russia in Global Affairs

    Journal on foreign affairs and international relations. Also carries material from analytical centers and publishes articles from Russian newspapers.

  • Russia Insider

    Independent news website that was launched by American expatriates living in Russia.

  • Russian Life

    Magazine covering the culture, history, travel and life.

  • TACC (Russia state-affiliated media)

    Authoritative news resource that covers topics such as economics, politics, society and culture as well as military and defense.

  • The Moscow Times

    Independent online news portal that covers business, politics, arts and life.

  • The Russia Journal

    Weekly independent newspaper.

Local Newspapers

See also list of Ukrainian newspapers and online news sites in English.