NewsContentious Tucker Carlson interview with Putin sparks global debate over Russia-Ukraine history

Contentious Tucker Carlson interview with Putin sparks global debate over Russia-Ukraine history

Russian President Vladimir Putin and journalist Tucker Carlson
Russian President Vladimir Putin and journalist Tucker Carlson
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4:37 AM EST, February 9, 2024

The chat with Vladimir Putin can be summed up as two hours of propagandist and deceptive content about the histories of Russia, Ukraine, and other global countries, including Poland. It was the first conversation that the Russian president had with Western media since the start of the war in Ukraine. Also surprising to the viewers was how the interview ended.

Putin Abruptly Ends the Conversation

"Shall we wrap it up here, or is there anything else?" This unexpected question came from Putin addressed to the American journalist after discussing a strange theory suggesting the eventual reconciliation of the Russian and Ukrainian nations based on shared spirit.

Accepting Putin's words, Carlson thanked him for his time. Following the interview's publication, it was observed that the Russian president had the opportunity to extensively share his propagandist clichés and untruths. Despite stating initially that he anticipated participating in a "serious interview," he was not asked any tough questions, such as one about the conduct of his soldiers in Ukraine.

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