“America forgot about” Ashli Babbitt, said one of Russia’s most popular state TV hosts, after comparing the Jan. 6 rioter to a U.S. Marine who was killed in Kabul last week.
“In case you didn’t know, the policeman got away with it because he is Black—and Blacks are permitted to kill white people,” the “60 Minutes” host declared.
Are the ex-president’s acolytes cultivating European autocrats and extremists for Trump’s White House return as head of a transatlantic Axis of Evil?
TV Rain, Russia’s only independent TV channel, has been slapped with a “foreign agent” designation by the Kremlin. But these journalists won’t go down without a fight.
Russian state media was quick to fawn over a clip of reported Taliban members enjoying bumper car rides. But the next day, it claimed the group had burned the amusement park down.
“I am not worried about the safety of our diplomats in Kabul,” one expert told The Daily Beast. “They are guarded by the best terrorist organization right now.”
Divisions over lockdowns and vaccinations have been exacerbated by the conflict between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-controlled separatists in the east of the country.