Sweden’s Radio’s Russia expert Johanna Melén tells about one of the key players in Putin’s propaganda apparatus – Margarita Simonjan who is responsible for the TV channel Russia Today.
When news broke of an arrest warrant for Putin, Margarita Simonjan said the country trying to arrest him should be hit with a nuclear attack. She often speaks of homosexuality as a threat to Russian values.
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Source: ICELAND NEWS