From News Times:

Greenwich native Charles Bausman has been living in Moscow for the better part of 29 years, raising a family while working as an investor in agribusiness in Russia. In the past dozen years or so, he’s developed a perspective on Russia he said he does not see reflected in western news reporting.

So six months ago, he created an alternative news website called that is getting millions of international viewers — and Russian attention as well.

“This is citizen journalism,” said Bausman. “It’s like an online movement, user generated, democratic. People are very devoted to the site. It’s gone beyond what I could imagine.”