An Iraqi refugee tries to stay in Finland, but faces unexpected obstacles.
On May 12, Iraqis elected a new national parliament. In a surprise turn, a coalition led by controversial cleric Moqtada al-Sadr — a staunch opponent of both US and Iranian influence in Iraq — won the most seats.
"What’s funny is that they are using the language of diversity of opinion and freedom of speech. 'What’s wrong with alternative opinions? More free speech? What’s wrong with free speech?' That’s kind of the language they’ve adopted, which is our language,” said Russia expert Peter Pomerantsev.
RT wants "to create chaos by suggesting there is no such thing as objective truth, rather there are simply dozens of competing narratives.”
Konstantin Rykov started his career creating sites like idiot.ru and spreading sexualized photos of women on the internet. He ended up teaching the Kremlin how to move the internet in its favor.