Mistrust of the media is rising in Russia with half of all Russians believing that news reports do not objectively reflect the state of the country, news agency Interfax reported.
A poll by state-founded pollster Obshtestvenoe Mnenie (Public Opinion) found that 51 percent of Russians view the country’s media, which is dominated by state-run networks and agencies, with mistrust—a 10 percent increase on 2015.
State media dismissed as "not accurate" a report by news agency Interfax that President Bashar al-Assad told visiting Russian parliamentarians he has no intention of giving up power and the issue is not up for discussion.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's air force has destroyed an Islamic State base near Damascus, the Interfax news agency reported the Russian Defence Ministry as saying on Thursday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and the United States have moved closer to agreement on a document setting rules for how to keep U.S. and Russian aircraft from clashing over Syria, Interfax news agency reported on Wednesday, citing the Ru...
According to the Associated Press, the Russian News agency Interfax is reporting that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has asked for asylum in Russia. A Russian consular official confirmed the news on Monday.