Stories from 24 March 2015
Global Voices speaks to Golnaz Esfandiari, a senior correspondent at RFE/RL and one of the few journalists based outside of Iran writing in English about the country's nuances and intricacies.
Ironically, Swanson and his blog actually support pro-Russian views, which seems to have made the incident doubly disappointing in his eyes.
Officials claim a photoshopped image of the president honoring fallen soldiers was the work of a hacker. But it's not the first time the government has featured manipulated photos.