‘Ran out of anti-Russian stories?’: The Times grilled for calling ‘Masha and the Bear’ propaganda

A bizarre year-old report calling cartoon ‘Masha and the Bear’ Kremlin propaganda for kids has sprung up to live on the page of The Times, prompting commentators to wonder if the publication runs out of Russophobia ideas.

‘Fantasy gone wild’ – Moscow sighs as Bellingcat claims FSB tried to influence UK visa process

Claims by “investigative” website Bellingcat that the FSB pressured a UK visa center to facilitate the issuance of travel permits to the alleged Skripal poisoners is a self-exposing joke, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.