The Hilarious Way Russia's Official Propaganda Network Covers The Situation In Ukraine

Want a different perspective on the crisis in Ukraine?

Check out RT.com, the state Russian broadcaster that’s tasked with improving Russia’s image abroad (AKA: propaganda).

The top stories currently are about how Crimea doesn’t need governance from Kiev, and how thousands of Ukrainians are fleeing to live in Russia.

Then there’s this story titled: Tea, sandwiches, music, photos with self-defence forces mark peaceful Sunday in Simferopol. (via Derek Thompson)

It’s all about how the Crimean capital is one big party today, with everyone excited at the presence of “self-defence forces.”

And this is just on a whole nother level.

And of course lots of images of locals showing their allegiance to Russia and Lenin.

And then from their Twitter account, some great snark.

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