Document Type : Original Article


Kazan Federal University, Russia


Due to its nature and content, the media is related to almost all different economic, social, cultural, and political dimensions of societies and can be claimed to be one of the influential variables in today's societies. The formation of a country's image in foreign media is a direct reflection of the attitude of the world community to its foreign policy and economic course and the activities of its power structures in terms of coincidence with the political and economic interests of hegemonic states that dictate the conditions for the functioning of states within the framework of world space. The relevance of this work is due to the position of modern Russia on the world stage and the foreign policy and economic factors that have a strong influence on the formation of the image of the Russian state in foreign media. The chronological framework of the study covers the foreign policy of the Russian Federation from 2014 to 2018.