How Russian TV Covered Iran’s Shoot-Down Of A Ukrainian Airliner

Russia’s pro-Kremlin TV channels mocked Western politicians for saying Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner until Iran admitted that it had done so. The prevailing editorial line then became one of blaming the tragedy on the United States for escalating tensions by assassinating Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani.
Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/how-russian-tv-covered-iran-s-shoot-down-of-a-ukrainian-airliner/30376925.html


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