Budanov met with Japan's ambassador to Ukraine: photo caused quite a stir
The head of the Defence Intelligence of Ukraine, Kyrylo Budanov, met with the Ambassador of Japan to Ukraine, Matsuda Kuninori. Ukraine's top intelligence officer made his first public appearance after Russian propaganda allegedly claimed that he had been seriously injured.
A photo of Budanov's meeting with the Japanese ambassador was posted on Facebook by Ukraine's First Deputy Foreign Minister Emine Dzheppar. She ironically stressed that this was "not a fake, all the participants of the meeting are alive and well".
The photo published by the official also caused a stir because the head of the DIU changed his hairstyle.
"This is Budanov, who, according to his peers, was under the rubble, went to Poland to a hospital where he is near death. Apparently, he was laughing so much at all the stories about himself in recent days that he lost his hair," the author of the Telegram channel "Vanek Nikolaev" commented on the photo.
"Budanov is resurrected! He met with the Japanese ambassador to Ukraine. Poor rashists, rewriting their textbooks again. A new batch of cocaine is already being delivered to the cog!" - journalist and civil society activist Konstantin Andriyuk wrote on Telegram. Telegram.
Ukrainians in the comments trolled the propagandists for their fakes about the health of the head of the DIU.
"Now the rashists will attribute cancer and chemistry to him," "Clearly, a double," " "Skabeeva is nervously smoking," "And he hasn't 'come to his senses' yet," commentators wrote.
As reported by OBOZREVATEL:
- Budanov commented on the rumours of his death, which are being spread by Russian propagandists. He mockingly noted that a "detachment of immortals" is already being formed in Ukraine - people whom Russians are very afraid of;
- the German magazine Stern, which was cited by Russian media as another "sensation" about the serious injury of the head of Ukraine's Defence Intelligence Service, Kyrylo Budanov, denied that it had written anything of the sort. Western journalists have exposed their pseudo-colleagues in a new batch of fakes, manipulations and outright lies;
- Russia also spread a fake that the commander-in-chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Valeriy Zaluzhnyi, was allegedly seriously wounded in early May near Kherson. The propagandists claimed that the Ukrainian general even underwent skull trepanation after a "missile attack on the command post" of the Ukrainian army, and in their dreams, Zaluzhnyi was allegedly no longer able to perform his duties.