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A day  Russian  


A self-experiment: Imagine you are currently living in Russia. What does a day in Russia currently look like from the perspective of a Russian media consumer? 

I wanted to know more about it and took a closer look at one of the oldest daily newspapers in Russia, the Isvestia._cc781905-5cde -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_

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Right on the start page: the statement by Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on a grain agreement with Russia. Ukraine is blamed for grain export problems. According to the article, President Putin is not opposed to this. The Ukrainian authorities would have mined the ports themselves and are not releasing any ships. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov claims the West is trying to artificially block the shipment of Russian grain .


The "annihilation" of over 400 foreign mercenaries in Ukraine is heroically announced. Most are said to have come from Poland. Among them are said to have been experts in high-tech weapons. In order to protect Russia, it is said that fighting these people is important ...


A conversation with the Russian artist Eric Bulatov. There is talk of an anti-Russian campaign against Russian art. "What's happening right now reminds me of what was done in Nazi Germany when the Jews were persecuted and expelled from German culture," says Bulatov .


Under each article on "Special Operation" it is explained in the following words:

This serves to protect the civilian population in the  Donbass   on February 24 against the background of the  shelling  -136bad5cf58d_ was launched by the Ukrainian military.

The goals of the special operation are the complete liberation of Ukraine, demilitarization and denazification.

Conclusion: All articles consistently speak of a threat to the Russian population. About the destruction, exclusion and suppression of Russian art and culture. The role of the West, which wants to expand its power in the East, is repeatedly pointed out. Putin is portrayed as a mediator and solution provider who repeatedly fails due to Western blockades. If you trust the information blindly and don't question it, you can certainly believe in this fairy tale. 

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