RT Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan Praises Tucker Carlson

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The head of Russia’s propaganda agency Russia Today (RT) gave winged praise to Tucker Carlson recently, and openly urged the President of Russia Vladimir Putin granted the Fox News host an interview, according to a report by The Daily Beast.

Carlson made a numbers belong to comment on his show for the past year or so that many have come to understand as so friendly arrive Russia and Putinif not Complete propaganda which the Russian leader himself may have authorized.

The critically acclaimed Fox News host scoffed at such criticism, but the fact remains that video clips from his shows are being covered by Russian television and receiving a warm reception. love.

The Daily Beast’s Julia Davis report on this fourth episode of the TV show RT Evening with Vladimir Solovievwhere editor-in-chief RT Margarita Simonyan is a guest.

According to Davis, Soloviev showed a translated video of Tucker Carlson Tonight in which Carlson interviews a retired Army Colonel. Doug MacGregorwho argued – as Carlson nodded in agreement – that Russia not only had a “legitimate national security interest in Ukraine”, but he also did not believe there was worldwide support for the sanctions. against Russia “for what most people consider a matter of national security interest for Russia. “

Simonyan spoke of Carlson, calling him “awesome” and “the most popular presenter in the United States and perhaps the only reasonable person, with the largest audience, who understands things the way they should. understand”.

She said that Carlson was “dreaming of interviewing Vladimir Putin, simply dreaming about it!”

“It’s not in my sights, but if someone can make it happen, that would be fantastic,” she added.

She then cited another episode of Carlson in which he interviewed the former Representative. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), who Simonyan described as “remarkable” and praised her comments to Carlson opposing Ukraine’s entry into NATO.

On the same day as Simonyan’s appearance on Soloviev’s show, RT published an article praising Carlson, Gabbard and the former Green Party presidential candidate. Jill Stein Davis noted their “anti-war” stance and opposed Ukraine joining NATO.

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