Zelensky on Tucker Carlson interview with Putin: ‘two hours of bulls—’

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky condemned former Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s recent interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a recent interview with one of the network’s current hosts.

“I don’t have time to hear more than two hours of nonsense – about us, about the world, about the United States, about our relations and this interview with a murderer,” Zelensky said during an interview in Ukraine on Fox News’s “Special Report ” with anchor Bret Baier.

In Carlson’s recent interview with Putin, the Russian president spouted propaganda about his country’s current war with Ukraine and went after the US. The former cable TV host was quickly criticized for giving Putin a platform.

Zelensky’s comments also follow the death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, whose death President Biden has blamed on Putin.

“Reports of his death, if they are true, and I have no reason to believe they are not, Russian authorities will tell their own story,” Biden said in remarks from the White House.

“But make no mistake: Putin is responsible for Navalny’s death. Putin is responsible. What happened to Navalny is further proof of Putin’s brutality. No one should be fooled,” he continued.

The president also called Putin a “crazy SOB,” using the abbreviation for “son of a bitch” at a fundraiser in San Francisco Wednesday when talking about climate change.

“This is the last existential threat: the climate. We have a crazy SOB like that guy Putin and others, and we always have to worry about nuclear conflict, but the existential threat to humanity is the climate,” Biden said.

The Kremlin hit back at Biden on Thursday for the “SOB” comment, saying he was trying to “look like a Hollywood cowboy.”

“It is unlikely that the use of such language against the head of another state by the president of the United States will offend against our president, President Putin,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Reuters. “But it demeans those who use such vocabulary.”

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