Russian media outlet shares text calling openly for Ukrainian genocide
3 April 2022
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Russian state-owned news agency RIA Novosti publish an article by Timofey Sergeyetsev calling for the complete destruction of the Ukrainian nation-state. This article marked the moment in which Russian propaganda escalated from attacking the Ukrainian government as Nazis, to calling openly for genocide of the Ukrainian people. This article was also shared in the wake of the Bucha atrocities, attempting to justify it.