The Russia-Ukraine war is the dominant news story globally, and there is a general understanding that the war is being covered differently in Western media compared to Russian media. The Media Insights Group at Agility PR Solutions prepared this special report to analyze those differences. 


Coverage from a selection of top media sources in Canada, the US, the UK, and Russia, was compiled and analyzed. Only coverage published between February 22 and March 21, 2022, and mentioning Ukraine or Russia, as well as several war-related keywords, was included.  

Russia-Ukraine war representation in Russian vs. Western media infographic


New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/04/world/europe/russia-censorship-media-crackdown.html

The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/mar/24/russia-blocks-google-news-after-it-bans-ads-on-proukraine-invasion-content

NPR: https://www.npr.org/2022/03/05/1084729579/russian-law-bans-journalists-from-calling-ukraine-conflict-a-war-or-an-invasion