Alexander Arefiev
3 minute read
14 Mar 2022
6:12 am

Russia-Ukraine conflict: ‘Kyiv has killed many innocent people’

Alexander Arefiev

'Martin Williams seems to work with emotion and few facts like Western media. Where was he and others when Ukraine committed genocide?'

A Ukrainian soldier holds a Next Generation Light Anti-tank Weapon (NLAW) that was used to destroy a Russian armoured personal carrier (APC) in Irpin, north of Kyiv, on March 12, 2022. - Russian forces stepped up the pressure on Kyiv on March 12, 2022. se Russian armoured vehicles are advance. (Photo by Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP)

We took note of Martin Williams’ column “Freedom Genie Out of Bottle” published in The Citizen on 2 March. Our impression of this piece is as follows: lots of emotions and few facts. Well, this follows the current line of the Western media and officials to demonise Russia, wage an information war against Russia and decontextualise the situation in Ukraine. It seems that Williams took the fake news being spread by the Kyiv regime and the West at face value. One of the examples is his retelling of the story around Snake Island.  “When a Russian naval officer called on...