BBG Provides New Programs, Comprehensive Coverage in Russian

Demonstrators, holding Russian flags, rally for Russian protection

In addition to a surge in programming in Ukrainian, the networks of the Broadcasting Board of Governors are also providing critical news and information in Russian that cover and create dialogue about the crisis in the region. Two new programs were launched in May, increasing access to accurate information – a difficult-to-find commodity amid Russian dominance of the region’s media..

Panel Analyzes Russian Propaganda

Nenad Pejic, Editor in Chief and interim manager of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty speaking on a panel about Russian propaganda

Myroslava Gongadze of the Voice of America Ukrainian Service and Nenad Pejic, Editor in Chief and interim manager of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, spoke earlier this week at a panel entitled “Responding to Russian Propaganda.”