Friday, May 20, 2022

Danish TV captions Putin as ‘President of Ukraine’

Source: Sputnik News

The blunder came during the West’s unprecedented frenzy over Russia’s “imminent” invasion of Ukraine that keeps failing to materialize. Because western media have been stoking fears of an all-out war for months, some said it was a “Freudian slip”.

Danish TV2 has raised eyebrows by captioning Russian leader Vladimir Putin as “president of Ukraine”.

The faux pas was noted by Jakob Engel-Schmidt, secretary of former Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, who went on to form a political party of his own, the Moderates.

“Unfortunate mistake? Or has TV2’s graphic designer been to a clairvoyant?” Jakob Engel-Schmidt tweeted. Keep reading »