Hashd al-Shaabi forces who are fighting the ISIL in Mosul city are planning to move towards Iraq's border with Syria and seal off the borders in a bid to prevent the ISIL terrorists from escaping to Syria from Iraq," the Russian-language Isvestia
newspaper quoted Ehsan al-Shamri, a senior advisor to al-Abadi, as saying.
After scandals with the distribution of secret documents by WikiLeaks, the exposes by Edward Snowden, reports about Dmitry Medvedev being listened in on during his visit to the G20 summit in London, it has been decided to expand the practice of creating paper documents," an FSO source told Isvestia
Jasmine will be too young to remember "Uncle" Joe Stalin's methods, but I assure you that had you wanted to write to Pravda or Isvestia
about the police being biased, your letter would not have been published, and both you and your family would have disappeared into a Siberian gulag, never to be seen again.
As John O'Sullivan wrote at the time, it was reminiscent of the days in the old Soviet Union when attentive readers of Pravda or Isvestia
had to wait until "anti-Soviet lies" were denounced before they had any idea of what was being said in the West--and what, therefore, was likely to be the truth.
The Russian publication Isvestia
reported that the helicopters' air strike on the outskirts of Serzhen Yurt was inflicted after 1800 hours--after the battle was already over.
The Press has also been on the warpath, with popular daily Isvestia
asking: "What if they hadn't lied to us?
Critics from the Wall Street Journal to Moscow's Isvestia
were appalled, but audiences were overwhelmed by the result.
The place where that sort of reporting occurs is Moscow and the newspapers which indulge in it are Pravda and Isvestia
and all the other Soviet newspapers.
reported on July 27, 1992, the troubling statistic that two-thirds of all Muscovites polled are "nostalgic" for the old U.
Journalism is a very dangerous profession now," said Irina Demchenko, political correspondent for the state-operated newspaper Isvestia
But in TASS, Novosti, Pravda, Isvestia
, and a couple of other newspapers you could be posted abroad for years, getting your salary in dollars.
, the official government newspaper, has doubled its circulation from six million to 12 million daily.