Russian State TV’s Regional Correspondents are Writing Secret Reports for the Kremlin, Dojd TV Says

Preventing outbursts of protests in the regions has been one of the Kremlin’s main recent priorities, several news reports have argued over the years. As the 2014 economic crisis lead to rising discontent, authorities looked for ways to get reliable information about what is really going on in the regions. And, according to the independent TV channel Dojd, one of the methods they came up with makes good use of the State’s control over the media: weekly reports sent by the regional correspondents of Russia’s state TV channel “Perviy Kanal” to the Kremlin. Continue reading “Russian State TV’s Regional Correspondents are Writing Secret Reports for the Kremlin, Dojd TV Says”

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