Woman crashes Russian news with anti-war protest sign

Noting that she had a Ukrainian father and a Russian mother who had never been enemies, she said that the necklace she wore – in the colors of the Russian and Ukrainian flags – symbolized the need for Moscow to “end this fratricidal war.” ” to stop. “

“Unfortunately, for the past few years I’ve been working at Channel One and working on Kremlin propaganda,” she said. “I’m very ashamed of this right now – ashamed that I let people tell lies from the TV screen, shame that I let the Russian people zombie.”

Referring to the 2014 Russian invasion of the Ukrainian territory of Crimea and then the eastern territories in Ukraine, as well as the Kremlin’s poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in 2020, Ovsyannikova said, “We just watched this inhumane regime in silence.”

“Now the whole world has turned away from us,” she said, “and the next ten generations of our descendants will not wash away the shame of this fratricidal war.”

“We are Russian people who think, who are smart. It is only in our power to stop all this madness,” she concluded. “Go to the protests. Don’t be afraid of anything. They can’t lock us all up.’

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