"This is an aggressive act that uses the outrageous pretext of extremism to censor RFE/RL and prevent audiences in Russia and Crimea from learning the truth about the annexation," RFE/RL Editor in Chief Nenad Pejic said in a statement on May 12. "We condemn it as an attack on RFE/RL's operations and the public's fundamental right to freely access information," he added.

“Airport Donetsk” wins prestigious Russian documentary film prize

An unflinching portrait of one of the epic battles in the war between Russia and Ukraine has been named the Best Non-Fiction Short TV Film in Russia’s prestigious ArtDocFest film festival, and brought new recognition to Current Time’s intrepid journalistic team.