Russia removes attached territories from weather information on various television networks
Several Russian TV channels no longer broadcast weather information for the annexed regions of Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson, and Zaporizhia. Their capitals disappeared from the maps from day to day. An example is the NTV channel of the gas giant Gazprom Media.
The news did not cease to surprise, especially when Vladimir Putin held bogus referendums last September in which he claimed victory and “overwhelmingly” returned the desire of the population of those regions to stick to the referendum. Russian Federation It forms part of its borders as indicated by the President of the Republic. A case condemned by the international community.
However, oddly enough, since last November 9, NTV has been stealing from its compatriots to find out what the weather will be like in their places of residence. Especially when it comes to one of the most interesting news that has the largest audience in all media, and especially on television.
It so happened that November 9 was a very significant date, since from that day the Russian troops abandoned Kherson, unable to withstand the onslaught of Kyiv. A decisive event in this “special military operation” as Moscow euphemistically calls the invasion of Ukraine, which marks the period before and after the war. Until then, weather information was provided, according to images broadcast by NTV and collected by Nexta, a Belarusian channel distributed via Telegram and YouTube.
One more contradiction
The fact that Moscow has erased from the (weather) map from day to day the capitals of the annexed regions that are included in constitution This is incomprehensible. Could he practically give it up in exchange for being lost? Is it a trap? Trick? Only the Kremlin knows.
The fact is that as soon as the Russian troops left Kherson, so as not to endanger the lives of soldiers, as Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said, the Kremlin assured that it would “remain Russian.”
Thus, the presidential spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, specified that in addition to not deeming the troop withdrawal humiliating, he insisted that this region “is and will remain part of the Russian Federation”, ruling out any change in status since Moscow’s decision to annex it along with Donetsk, Lugansk and Zaporizhia – which was reflected in the fee By the time they called Melitopol, because they did not completely occupy the territory -. “His (Kherson’s) status is legally defined and fixed. There are no changes and cannot happen,” Peskov said.
Be that as it may, the reason for the disappearance of these areas from weather maps is not understood and leads to inconsistency. Another one among Putin’s many.