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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Media: the role of “mercenary” in the movie Sky News about Syria was played by the actor


The British TV channel Sky News removed the “sensational” film, which focuses on participation of Russian mercenaries in the fighting in Syria on the side of Bashar Assad’s troops. Reporters contacted the two Russians alleged to have participated in military operations. They told me that in the fighting in Syria has killed 500-600 Russian mercenaries.

Subsequently, the “NTV” TV channel found that British journalists did pseudorelevance”, and the role of one of the “mercenaries” was played by the Russian actor Alexander Agapov.

Agapov said that the British hired him for a fee of 100 thousand rubles, but he understood that they seek to collect “compromising material”, and decided to expose them. The script of the interview he was handed a pre — Agapov had to play a non-existent Russian mercenary, reading a prepared text. The actor told reporters that he recorded an interview with Sky News on tape to have the confirmation.

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