The Russian Embassy in London joked about the materials of the British media about the Kremlin propaganda in the cartoon Masha and the Bear. Diplomatic representation posted a comment on Twitter, adding to the post photo of The Times band with an article about the series.
“An important issue addressed today in The Times: how can the UK escape from Masha and the Bear?” Open Anti-multiplication center somewhere in the Baltic? Add all multipliers to the EU sanctions list? It is clear that a decisive – and very expensive – approach is needed! ”Wrote diplomats.
The authors of the series previously stated that they refer to the words of experts who spoke on the pages of The Times, with humor.
Prior to this, Professor at Buckingham University, Anton Glees, specializing in the study of intelligence, told reporters about the signs of Kremlin propaganda in Masha and the Bear: The girl bites off more than she can swallow. It will not be a big exaggeration to compare her behavior with that of Putin. ”
More than 4.18 million users have subscribed to the YouTube channel with English-language series of the animated series. Series of the cartoon in different languages scored more than 40 billion views.
“Masha and the Bear”, created by the studio “Animaccord”, appeared in 2009. Each episode lasts about six minutes. The animated series won numerous awards, including international ones. The rights to its show acquired Netflix, Turner, KIKA, France TV, Sony Music, NBC Universal, Televisa.