Russian propagandist Severyanov shot a man in the head
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According to journalists, the propagandist could face up to 5 years in prison. He covered the war in Ukraine from the very beginning of Russia's full-scale invasion.
Awarded by Russian President Vladimir Putin for his work in the war, Russian propagandist Rodion Severyanov shot a man in the head in the city of Kronstadt. For this, he was detained by the police, as the SOTAvision telegram channel writes, citing its sources.
It is reported that the Propagandist quarreled with a road worker and decided to shoot him in the head with a gas pistol.
Sources told reporters that Severyanov was detained by the police, and the weapons were confiscated. He is charged with an article on hooliganism with the use of weapons. He could face up to 5 years in prison. The case will be handled by the investigative department for the Kronstadt region of Russia.
The channel writes that the Izvestia Information Center did not provide comments on this case. The journalists failed to get in touch with Severyanov himself.
Who is Rodion Severyanov?
According to journalists, Rodion Severyanov is an employee of the St. Petersburg television channel “78” (MIC ” Izvestia is part of the National Media Group). He covered the war in Ukraine as a correspondent for Izvestia from the very beginning. He made reports for the Russian media from the occupied Lugansk and Donetsk regions. At the end of March, he was wounded in the leg allegedly by a Ukrainian sniper, but there is no confirmation of this information.
It is reported that in March 2022, Putin awarded Rodion Severyanov the Order of Courage by decree.
We also recall that Budanov announced the preparation propaganda of the Russian Federation to defeat in the war. According to the head of the GUR, the victory of Ukraine is obvious not only in the world, but also in Russia. TV has already begun to criticize the generals and the leadership.