The Ukrainian Military’s unhinged spokesperson Michael “Sarah” Cirillo has focused The Gateway Pundit for reporting the reality in regards to the dying of US YouTuber Gonzalo Lira by the hands of the Biden and Zelensky Regime, whereas Russian spokeswoman Maria Zakharova urged Gonzalo Lira’s colleagues “to talk up in protection of those that as we speak are within the dungeons of the Kiev regime, for individuals who are nonetheless alive and who can nonetheless combat for the reality.”
As an alternative of apologizing for his function in Lira’s arrest and dying and voicing condolences for a useless journalist colleague, he claimed dying within the Kiev regime’s custody is “dying of pure causes” and made mild of “how Ambassador Brink Secretary Nuland and I are chargeable for his chain smoking.”
Cirilo is technically a “journalist,” though he denies Lira that honorific.
Lengthy, Lengthy article in Gateway Pundit (@gatewaypundit )as we speak concerning Gonzalo Lira, who died of pure causes, and the way Ambassador Brink, Secretary Nuland and I are chargeable for his chain smoking. In addition they convey up the SBU, Vivek, and Senator Vance.https://t.co/YZP1bVecIi pic.twitter.com/hvE2vQplx9
— S. Ashton-Cirillo (@SarahAshtonLV) January 15, 2024
In the meantime, Russian Ministry of International Affairs spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, who is definitely a lady, urged all these “who labored with video blogger, journalist, and filmmaker Gonzalo Lira, who died in a Ukrainian jail,” to “converse up” and defend these locked away “within the dungeons of the Kiev regime.”
“We urge Gonzalo Lira’s colleagues to talk up in protection of those that as we speak are within the dungeons of the Kiev regime. That is obligatory for individuals who are nonetheless alive and who can nonetheless combat for the reality. It’s a tribute to those that died a martyr’s dying within the title of the beliefs of freedom. We specific our sincerest condolences to Lira’s household and buddies,” Zakharova mentioned.
She identified that each international locations the place Lira was a citizen – the US and Chile – from the very second of the journalist’s arrest by the Ukrainian safety service (SBU) “most well-liked to depart him with out consideration and actual assist, basically throwing him to the wolves,” TASS reported.
“In Santiago (de Chile), the affair was painstakingly brushed beneath the carpet, even when Lira’s tragic dying got here to mild. Earlier than that, for a lot of months, the Chilean authorities ignored repeated calls from worldwide and native human rights activists to not abandon their compatriot in misery, thus shifting the burden of duty to the US Division of State,” Zakharova wrote.
“On this case, the query arises: the place have US officers and specialised organizations been all this time, which, when it fits them, hurry to the rescue of allegedly oppressed media representatives? As, for instance, was the case with Evan Gershkovich, caught red-handed whereas finishing up actions on directions from the US authorities to gather labeled info, or US reporter Nicholas Niarchos detained in July 2022 within the Democratic Republic of Congo,” Russian International Ministry spokeswoman Zakharova mentioned.
Zakharova blasted the hypocrisy of a Biden Regime that “pays lip service to freedom of speech and journalism, however in follow protects them solely when it advantages them.”
“It’s clear that the journalist’s refusal to comply with the US mainstream and toe the Washington line on what is going on in Ukraine couldn’t stay with out penalties, inhumane and actually murderous,” Zakharova mentioned.
The Gateway Pundit has filed a FOIA request with the US State Department to search out out what function the US authorities and particularly Performing Deputy Secretary of State Victoria Nuland, performed within the dying of Gonzalo Lira on Jan. 11.
A message about Gonzalo Lira and Russian propagandists all over the place.
We’re coming for everybody one in every of you. pic.twitter.com/Id3WzViOjj
— S. Ashton-Cirillo (@SarahAshtonLV) May 5, 2023