A protester interrupted Russia’s primary night time information broadcast Monday, conserving an indication pronouncing “No Struggle” and telling audience to not imagine the station’s “propaganda.”
The temporary protest came about at the state-owned, extensively watched Russia One channel. The impartial OVD-Data human rights staff mentioned the lady have been detained and brought into custody.
Within the clip circulating social media, a newscaster is talking in Russian whilst seated at a information table when the protester enters the display screen in the back of her.
The lady held up a big signal that mentioned “NO WAR” on the best in English.
The signal, in English and Russian, learn: “NO WAR. Prevent the warfare. Do not imagine propaganda. They’re mendacity to you right here.” Any other word, which gave the look of “Russians towards warfare,” was once partially obscured.
The extraordinary protest took place on day 19 of the war, which began when Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24 in what it calls a special military operation.
“Stop the war. No to war,” the woman protesting could be heard shouting as the news anchor continued to read from her teleprompter.
The protester could be seen and heard for several seconds before the channel switched to a different report to remove her from the screen.
Earlier this month, the Kremlin made it a crime punishable by a 15-year prison term for people to spread “fake news” and describe the Ukraine invasion as a “war.”
Several foreign news outlets removed their staff or stopped broadcasting. Local independent news organizations have shuttered or submitted to censorship.
The Russian investigative news website Agentsvo reported this month that more than 150 journalists had fled the country.
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Printed on: Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 10:34 AM IST