Pravda Report – Bias and Credibility

Pravda Report - Questionable - Right Bias - Propaganda - Conspiracy - Fake News - Not CredibleFactual Reporting: Very Low - Biased - Not Credible - Fake News


A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing to credible information, a complete lack of transparency, and/or is fake news. Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for the purpose of profit or influence (Learn More). Sources listed in the Questionable Category may be very untrustworthy and should be fact-checked on a per article basis. Please note sources on this list are not considered fake news unless specifically written in the reasoning section for that source. See all Questionable sources.

  • Overall, we rate Pravda Report Right Biased and Highly Questionable based on poor sourcing, frequent promotion of state propaganda, conspiracy theories, and the significant publication of fake news.

Detailed Report

Questionable Reasoning: Propaganda, Conspiracy Theories, False Claims, Fake News
Bias Rating: RIGHT
Factual Reporting: VERY LOW
Country: Russia
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: TOTAL OPPRESSION
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY


Founded in 1999, Pravda Report is an English-language news website based in Russia. Pravda reports news favorable to the Kremlin and negative toward the west.

Read our profile on Russia’s Government and Media

Funded by / Ownership

Pravda is owned by Holding, headed by Vadim Gorshenin. Mr. Gorshenin is a supporter of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Revenue is derived through advertising.

Analysis / Bias

The Pravda Report covers Russian news, politics, and opinion from a pro-government perspective. They frequently promote propaganda in support of President Putin while constantly denigrating the west and former President Trump: The Trump regime is insane. This opinion piece is not sourced at all. 

Besides promoting nationalist propaganda, Pravda Report frequently promotes conspiracy theories. It makes false claims such as promoting that the chemical attack in Syria was a false flag operation or that Aliens are visiting earth and having sex with people. In general, almost all content on this website is either misleading or false.

Failed Fact Checks 

Overall, we rate Pravda Report Right Biased and Highly Questionable based on poor sourcing, frequent promotion of state propaganda, and conspiracy theories, as well as the significant publication of fake news. (D. Van Zandt 7/30/2016) Updated (02/25/2022)


Last Updated on August 18, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check

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