All posts tagged KGB

Radio Jittery – RFE/RL’s Kevin Klose interviewed by Zygmunt Dzieciolowski

BBG Watch Commentary A UK-based media freedom organization openDemocracy published an interview with Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) president Kevin Klose conducted by openDemocracy/Russia website editor, Polish journalist Zygmunt Dzieciolowski who had  strongly defended Radio Liberty journalists fired …

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Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War Lost: A Thousand Words in a Picture

[caption id="attachment_17819" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="BBG's Bruce Sherman, Director, Office of Strategy and Development, speaking to empty chairs"][/caption]   Broadcasting Board of Governors Information War Lost: A Thousand Words in a Picture by

‘Special operation’ at Radio Liberty in Moscow

BBG Watch Commentary It is being described as the Korn-Ragona special operation. Some were called at home early in the morning by a receptionist. Others found out something was

‘Special operation’ at Radio Liberty in Moscow, Part One

BBG Watch Commentary Also read: 'Special operation' at Radio Liberty Moscow, Part Two It is being described as the Korn-Ragona

Once upon a time

Once Upon A Time There Was Radio Liberty

This BBG Watch Guest Commentary was written by an anonymous former Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) analyst, journalist and manager. ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS RADIO LIBERTY Once upon

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Human rights leaders in Russia condemn mass firing of Radio Liberty journalists

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16754" align="alignleft" width="199" caption="Lyudmila Alexeyeva, photo by Владимир Липка (Vladimir Lipka)"][/caption] Reports in Russian media say that a letter of protest sent to the Secretary

How Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty top brass fired journalists in Moscow and caused a scandal

BBG Watch Commentary [caption id="attachment_16730" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Mumin Shakirov on Facebook"][/caption] An online openDemocracy.net article, The End of

East European journalist defends Russian broadcasters fired by Radio Liberty

BBG Watch Commentary BBG Watch has learned that a Polish journalist, Zygmunt Dzieciolowski, co-editor of Russian coverage for the UK-based openDemocracy NGO website (www.opendemocracy.net),

Newly-selected director of Radio Liberty Russian Service Masha Gessen will be target of KGB-style pressure campaign

[caption id="attachment_16646" align="aligncenter" width="555" caption="Lubyanka Square. The FSB, former KGB, of Russia. Moscow"][/caption] BBG Watch Guest Commentary As the Kremlin orders USAID to pull out of Russia, accusing the

Broadcasting Board of Governor’s policies blamed for fake Voice of America interview

[caption id="attachment_10408" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Snapshot of a VOA Russian Service blog under porn attack."][/caption] One can make a very good argument that going all web and eliminating Voice

Broadcasting Board of Governor's policies blamed for fake Voice of America interview

[caption id="attachment_10408" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Snapshot of a VOA Russian Service blog under porn attack."][/caption] One can make a very good argument that going all web and eliminating Voice

Radio Liberty Archive Photo and Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin

Putin goes after Radio Svoboda on Russian TV — CUSIB and BBG Watch

In a prime-time interview aired on October 17 with the heads of Russia's three largest television stations, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said that during the Cold War,

Belarus – Heavy restrictions for released journalists

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: The Belarusian security service (KGB) has released women journalists Natalya Radina and Irina Khalip, but has upheld criminal charges against them and

Belarus – Journalists continue to be detained and tried

International Freedom of Expression eXchange: The KGB has detained journalist Andrzej Poczobut and freelance reporter Irina Charniauka; Poczobut was also summarily tried and fined.

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Who is the leader of the Free World? – Reagan, Bush, Obama – lessons in public diplomacy in response to anti-democracy crackdown in Belarus

En ce moment, il n’y a plus de pilote dans l’avion. [At the moment, there is no longer a pilot on the plane.] — A European comment on

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