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June 17, 2022 - 06:15 -- Admin

Babushka Z: The woman who became a Russian propaganda icon


By Sofia Bettiza & Svyatoslav Khomenko

BBC News


An elderly Ukrainian woman brandishing a red Soviet flag has become the unlikely face of Kremlin propaganda after a video of her encounter with Ukrainian soldiers went viral. The BBC tracked down "Babushka Z" to try to establish the truth behind the incident.

"I don't think they should glorify me. I am just a peasant woman. I don't understand why I've become a celebrity."

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