Laura Supjeva

Russian Television under Putin

Since the Vladimir Putin’s accession to the presidency of the Russian Federation in 2000 the state has gone through significant changes and reforms introduced by the new president. The country under Putin’s rule managed the financial crisis of 1998, experienced rapid economic growth and faced power centralization. Particularly, the power rearrangements called for international doubts regarding state of democracy in the federation. One of the democracy threats is Putin’s inter­ference in the realm of free media. Ultimately, the most severe measures realized by Kremlin were undertaken… čtěte více