How well do we understand Russia?
Communism, cold war and caviar. The way Russia is portrayed in the mainstream media relies heavily on these familiar stories and old tropes. With the recent news about an unpublished Parliamentary report into Russian interference conjures up regular narratives of spying and skulduggery. But how well do we understand Russia? How much does the media coverage represent independent journalism, and how much is dependent on political narratives? In today’s episode we talk to Profes