How Investigative Journalism Flourished in Hostile Russia

The Russian language has introduced a few words that in recent years have been widely used and misused in English: disinformation, kompromat, Novichok. But the one that blows my mind is “probiv.” It’s drawn from the word that means “to pierce” — or to enter something into a search bar.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/21/business/media/probiv-investigative-reporting-russia.html