Zakharova called Babchenko “a global laughingstock”

Zakharova called Babchenko “a global laughingstock”

The security service of Ukraine (SBU), instsenirovka killing Arkady Babchenko, has made a mockery of it, and the reputation of the journalistic community have caused serious damage. This was stated by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova in the program “Sunday night with Vladimir Solovyov” on TV channel “Russia 1”.


According to her, journalists regularly put their lives at risk because of their professional activities.

“I think he (Babchenko) just doesn’t understand it because of their Outlook. He put an end to all this tremendous work led by the international journalistic community, it is for the protection and the granting of special guarantees”, — said the representative of the foreign Ministry.

According to Zakharova, Babchenko was a victim of the SBU, as the actions of the Ukrainian security services killed his career and made him a laughing stock.

“They killed the journalist Babchenko, a man — the journalist Babchenko — no more. There is a worldwide laughingstock… of the SBU killed Babchenko here in this very sense of the word,” — said the diplomat.

Zakharova also said that staging a murder Babchenko coincided with the meeting of the UN security Council, where were the foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin, what made this situation element of the “propaganda of global significance.”

29 may, Ukrainian media reported the murder of the Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, allegedly committed on the threshold of his apartment in Kiev. The next day, the SBU announced that the incident was staged, and the journalist alive.

The world community in the face of such international organizations as OSCE, “reporters without borders”, the Committee to protect journalists condemned the staged death of a journalist. In addition, a number of Western media said that after the performance the confidence to the authorities of Ukraine will be reduced significantly.