Welcome to Fantasy World on Russian state TV, where Vladimir Putin ‘won this round’ in Ukraine

Russia has yet to launch a full-blown invasion of Ukraine, but experts on state television funded by the Kremlin insist that the delay is temporary. They openly laugh at the tension and chaos caused by The military construction of Vladimir Putin near the border of Ukraine. State media presenter Vladimir Soloviev start up his Wednesday broadcast about Soloviev Live by stage screaming, “Good morning Kyiv and Lviv!” seems to be trying to imitate the late Robin Williams in the famous war comedy “Good Morning, Vietnam”.

The day before, Olga Skabeeva, state TV presenter 60 minutes, stage shout: “The war with Ukraine has been temporarily postponed.” She opened Wednesday’s live broadcast by mocking the statement: “This is a sad anniversary for us, the day of non-invasion of Ukraine.”

Repeat, state media propagandist was too focused on portraying Moscow is step by step as a string of strategic victories for Putin.

“The boss never works according to someone else’s schedule. And he didn’t do what he was told to do.”

Appeared on state TV show Evening with Vladimir Solovievpolitical scientist and Professor of Communication Dmitry Evstafiev brag: “We won this round.” The presenter, Vladimir Soloviev, corrected that: “This is simply our debut, the first stage of our debut.” Evstafiev continued: “We won this debut, it’s obvious they’re taking a step back.” The presenter continued his thoughts: “They [the West] suddenly started talking to us. They haven’t spoken to us in years. More than that, serious divisions have manifested within the European Union. Huge split in NATO. “

State media experts happily discussed the statement by Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó, who asserted that his country would not accept more NATO troops on its soil and criticized sanctions against back to Russia. They were also pleased with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, who downplayed the possibility of Ukraine joining NATO in the near future during Monday’s press conference in Kyiv. Scholz’s refusal to discuss Germany’s intentions regarding Nord Stream 2, in the event that Russia openly invades Ukraine, also cheered Moscow’s talking heads. Soloviev concludes: “He openly buried Ukraine.

Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov has voiceover Recently leaked Western intelligence about Russia’s potential invasion of Ukraine is known as “information terrorism”. On the other hand, the Kremlin media are continuing to push their pretext construction Rhetoricwith Putin himself promoting baseless claims about alleged “genocide” by Russians in the Donbas region of Ukraine as state television hosts gore-filled air segments images of unknown origin.

Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov description The State Duma’s request to recognize the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR, LPR) is “a very clear indication of the mood of the legislators and popular opinion of the nation”, but acknowledged that such a decision would be contrary to Minsk agreement. However, there handed out more than 870,000 Russian passports for DPR and LPR residents, Moscow is not backing down.

Despite Moscow’s announcement that the drills have been completed, some of its troops are now returning to their bases, information released by the Russian Defense Ministry makes it clear that the withdrawal of Russian units from Crimea is only a return to the Crimea. back to their base located near the Ukrainian border.

State media agency Izvestia report that the 3rd and 150th motorized rifle divisions were stationed in Boguchar and Valuyki, located near the border with Ukraine. Only the 42nd division made it back to Chechnya, which was considerably further away. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters on Wednesday that Russia appears to be increasing, not decreasing, its military presence along the Ukrainian border: “So far we have not seen any de-escalation in practice. On the contrary. , it looks like Russia is continuing to build up their military.”

“A world without Russia would be boring,” said Karen Shakhnazarov, CEO of Mosfilm Studio, who was featured on Russian state TV news talk shows during an appearance today. Tuesday on Evening with Vladimir Soloviev. He argues that Putin has clearly deceived and Russia is not militarily ready for a full-blown invasion of Ukraine, but Moscow’s strategy of intimidation through a show of force is working. “It’s draining them, it’s draining the West and draining its energy,” he surmised.

Margarita Simonyan, editor-in-chief of state media outlet RT, is pleased with the Kremlin’s strategy of increasing tensions. Referring to Putin as “Boss”, she tweeted: “The boss never works according to other people’s schedules. And he didn’t do what he was told to do… We gave everything we wanted.” Simonyan added that the devastating impact of Putin’s war games on Ukraine’s economy has brought her joy. Once a hawkish propagandist and avid escalation proponent, head of RT more an ominous threat: “Our Defense Department’s tanks can return in an instant, just as quickly as they left.”

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Russell Falcon

Russell Falcon is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Russell Falcon joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: russellfalcon@interreviewed.com.

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