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Trumped-up evidence used in court battles against Russia

The practice of creating fake news and presenting it to the public through reputable media is part of the system of bringing official charges against a particular country, which is being actively used in international courts, Queen's Counsel from Brick Court Chambers Michael Swainston, who presents Russia’s interests in the European Court of Human Rights on the case of Georgia vs. Russia, as well as Kiev-initiated trials, told Izvestia. He considers the trend of using fake news and trumped-up evidence to be a serious threat for the global system of law, peace and security, adding that the contents of precarious videos and online pictures should be taken with a grain of salt. One picture can replace a thousand of words, but all words in this case may turn out to be a lie, he added.

Struggle against Russia unites the West, but violates the fundamental values

The confrontation with Russia unites the countries of the European Union despite the serious disagreements between them, but it threatens Europe’s freedom of speech, RISS expert Oksana Petrovskaya considers.

Evil Putin on the cover of "Time". The dark cult of the Western media

Igor Pshenichnikov

An American weekly news magazine “Time” once again will put on the cover the portrait of Vladimir Putin on July 30.

About the forum «Public opinion in contemporary Crimea»

Larisa Usova

The forum «Public opinion in contemporary Crimea», organized by the Black Sea Information-analytical Center of RISS, took place on October 27, 2015 in Sudak (Republic of Crimea). It was attended by over 60 representatives of government, public, national-cultural, and youth organizations operating on the peninsula.

Coverage of Ukrainian crisis in Indian media

Completely absorbed in the ongoing elections, Indian society is not paying too much attention to the processes taking place far from the borders of the country. But the events in Ukraine and around get noticeable coverage in the Indian media.