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Reliable NEWS from Donbass








"The mission of this site is media criticism and reform.

It was started in September 2014 by a group of expats living in Russia who felt that coverage of Russia is biased and inaccurate.

We received a huge response from volunteers, mostly in the US and Europe.

That the media is seriously malfunctioning regarding Russia is widely evident.  But the problem goes well beyond this.

The problem is media control by a few corporations and interest groups, and their close ties with governments and business interests. 

Instead of challenging, questioning, and fostering open discussion, they tend to promote those interests.

A free press is the eyes and ears of our democracies.  If it is co-opted, we citizens, and our elected leaders, cannot make wise decisions.

We are growing by leaps and bounds, and by crowdfunding and direct fundraising, and ever more volunteer activity, we will expand to topics beyond Russia.

So stay tuned.  We’re just getting started."






If you want to know what is really going on in Ukraine, visit:


The Truth Speaker

Dedicated to Truth in Journalism – Graham Phillips

Graham Phillips

Editor of the Truth Speaker.

I'm a 37-year-old journalist best known for my coverage of the war in Donbass. I also work in Russia, and across Europe, entirely crowdfunded, independent of any channel or affiliation.






National debt: the No-nonsense Guide

"Although some of the facts and figures on this site are now out of date, the arguments and explanations should be as relevant today as they were back in June 2009, when this site was created.

The UK national debt clock is still ticking fast. We already owe more than £900 billionto investors at home and abroad. The Government says our debt will hit £1,043 billion by April 2011 and £1.2 trillion just one year later. Yes, that really is £1,216,000,000,000.

To pay this year's £43 billion interest bill, every household will stump up more than£1,800 in tax. That's not a joke - that really is how much it's going to cost you. The UK's national debt has become so astronomical that it's hard to make sense of it anymore.

But in this economic climate it's never been more important to understand how politicians spend our money and why they're running up huge debts on our behalf. Thisunprecedented level of public debt in peacetime has huge implications for Britain's economy and our future. Hopefully this site can begin to answer your questions."

Highly Recommended





ron paul


"The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity is a project of Dr. Paul’s Foundation for Rational Economics and Education (F.R.E.E.), founded in the 1970s as an educational organization. The Institute continues and expands Dr. Paul’s lifetime of public advocacy for a peaceful foreign policy and the protection of civil liberties at home."

Ron Paul expresses cogently and coherently many of the matters few tothers dare to mention.









"Fort Russ is a team blog of dedicated volunteer translators and analysts, who bring you Russian, as well as Polish, German, French, Greek and Italian translations of the best news, analysis, bloggers and social media pertaining to Russia, Ukraine, former USSR and geopolitical balance in the world today. 

Fort Russ strives to bridge the gap between the information available in the Western corporate mainstream media and reality on the ground.

We do this work in our spare time, because we are concerned about security in the world today, and this is why it is essential for the West to hear Russia's side of the story."





New Eastern Outlook

Widespread news coverage from across the world. Reliable source, interesting articles.

Highly recommended





Russian news media

For news suppressed or ignored by Western media sources. Often more reliable on what is happening in the UK than our own newspapers and TV channels, most of which tend to be biased with the BBC at the top of that list.



English version of the Russian newspaper Pravda. Publishes articles on a wide range of subjects. Topics are addressed from many different points of view.





Excellent source of news about Russia and the world






Russian English-speaking TV station. Excellent documentaries and news programmes. Also available in the UK on Freeview channel 135. Despite accusations by detractors and sundry Russophobes to the contrary, RT is not a propaganda machine for Vladimir Putin's Russia. Editors and contributors have over its ten year history always enjoyed journalistic independence. This is clear from the very broad range of opinion expressed in the programmes. They set a good example in honesty of the reporting, also in quality and content. Highly recommended.






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