The Kremlin-backed television host Vladimir Solobyov visited the besieged Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, he said on Tuesday’s YouTube broadcast.
Solobyov was filmed at a metallurgical factory in Mariupol with Denis Pushilin, the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR). In the photo, there is no indication that he is part of the press next to Pushilin, whose state television anchor is in military uniform and is in civilian clothing.
A video released on Solobyov’s telegram channel shows that he met a group of locals.
“The main question they asked me was,” But are you not gone? “He said. Said At his solobyov live show on YouTube.
Meanwhile, in the studio, Solobyov unveiled a British NLAW anti-tank missile launcher that he claimed to have brought back from Mariupol.
Solovyov appeared in the studio the same day he announced that he had arrived in Mariupol, causing widespread skepticism.
“How long ago did he stay in less than a day?” TV host Xenia Sapchak remarks..
Russian troops attack Mariupol in a two-month catastrophic siege, and Mayor Vadym Boichenko said 21,000 Civilian.
The rest of the city’s Ukrainian defenders are now making their last stand at the Azovstal Iron and Steel Works, their last stand.
Described by critics as the main advertiser of the Kremlin, Solobyov has fallen into western sanctions imposed after the February 24 invasion of Ukraine.
Last month, Russian FSB Said It stopped alleged attempts to assassinate television moderators who claimed to have been organized by Ukrainian security agencies.
https://www.themoscowtimes.com/2022/05/04/pro-kremlin-spin-doctor-solovyov-boasts-of-mariupol-visit-a77578 Pro-Kremlin Spin Doctor Solobyov boasts a visit to Mariupol