Dmitry Kiselyov presenting his TV programme
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Kremlin's chief propagandist accuses Western media of bias

Dmitry Kiselyov is one of the most controversial journalists in Russia. He presents Russian state television's flagship news programme and heads a major state-run news agency.

The European Union placed him on its sanctions list over his coverage of the conflict in Ukraine, describing him as a "central figure" of Russian "government propaganda".

In a rare interview with the BBC, Mr Kiselyov has hit back - levelling his own accusations at Western media.

He spoke to BBC Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg.

Read more about Dmitry Kiselyov here.

  • 23 Jun 2016