The Russian journalist who recently interrupted a live broadcast of Russia’s state TV Channel One with an anti-war message that read, “Stop the war. Don’t believe the propaganda. They are lying to you here” is seen as a hero to those who oppose Putin’s war. Her actions also put a spotlight on the Kremlin controls the information their country’s media is allowed to report
As free media organizations across the globe continue to report on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Russian state-controlled media has obscured the truth and reality of the war for many of its citizens.
Earlier this week, former Russian news anchor Anna Kultin joined host Jessica Rosenthal to discuss her experience working at a Russian state-controlled TV network, how the misinformation blurs the truth for Russian citizens, and how the Kremlin is portraying the invasion of Ukraine.
Kultin also discussed how Russians fear their government and how the people should not be blamed for the actions of their leaders.
Due to time limitations, we could not include all of the interview in our original segment. On the FOX News Rundown Extra, you will hear our entire conversations with former Russian news anchor Anna Kultin and learn more about how Putin weaponized state media and how propaganda is being used in this current war.