Svetlana Babeva, head of the Crimean branch of Rossiya Segodnya, “Died at a military training ground in Crimea where shooting exercises were conducted” The Russian military, its editorial staff announced yesterday without further details.
Mme For many years Babayeva worked for the Russian state media, which includes the Ria Novosti Press Agency or Sputnik Group, and held positions in London and the United States. Dmitry Kiselyov, head of the group and considered one of the country’s leading propagandists, praised a memoir. “A warm person who strongly supported Russia” That too “Want to support our heroes” In Ukraine.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov praised “Multi-talented Journalist” It was once part of the presidential pool. “We’ve been working for years” Together,” Peskov told Russian media. Russian diplomatic spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, or Russian occupation officials in Ukraine, also praised the memory of the journalist on social networks.
Born in 1972, Svetlana Babeva began working at Rossiya Segodnya shortly after a controversial reform that saw the Russian state tighten control over the group. Since 2019, she has been his correspondent in the city of Simferopol in Crimea, a peninsula that Russia annexed in 2014 and which today serves as a rear for his offensive in Ukraine.
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