August 29, 2014

Hot Topics: ISIS New Cold War makes US, Russian cooperation against ISIS unlikely

New Cold War makes US, Russian cooperation against ISIS unlikely

As a result of the strained U.S.-Russian relationship caused by the Ukrainian crisis, it now appears unlikely that the West will partner with Russia to intervene against ISIS either in Iraq or Syria

Hot Topics: ISIS From Ukraine to Iraq: War reporters at risk

From Ukraine to Iraq: War reporters at risk

RD Exclusive: Olga Kravtsova, former director of the Moscow-based Center for Journalism in Extreme Situations, discusses the execution of James Foley by ISIS, the kidnapping of reporters in Eastern Ukraine, and the risks of covering military conflicts

Hot Topics: ISIS Will the ISIS alarm clock wake up Moscow and Washington?

Will the ISIS alarm clock wake up Moscow and Washington?

Regardless of warnings issued by some experts about the increasing threat from ISIS for both Russia and the U.S., neither Washington nor Moscow seems ready to end their confrontation over Ukraine in order to team up and fight against ISIS

Hot Topics: ISIS The rise of 'whataboutism' in Russian media after Ferguson

The rise of 'whataboutism' in Russian media after Ferguson

Weekly media roundup: The focus of the Russian media this week has been on the riots in Ferguson, the execution of an American journalist by ISIS, and the closing of several McDonald's in the center of Moscow

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