In London there were billboards with the image of Russian President Vladimir Putin, that winks and says “Let’s celebrate red, white and blue Brexit”.
Customer advertising himself as a satirical group, Proud bear, reports glavcom.ua.
Note that the red, white and blue – the colors of the Russian flag and the flag of the United Kingdom.
“The group has hope street is to change negative public opinion about the GAME (the former name of the intelligence of the USSR, ed.), and to highlight its role in the imminent release from the European Union,” said Proud bear on Twitter.
In addition, anonymous claimed that they are starting a fundraiser to order advertising on the biggest Billboard in Europe, which is located on the London Waterloo station. For this Proud Bear need to gather 55 thousand pounds.
As reported by the Reuters reporters who got in touch with Proud Bear, their representative said in Russian that the group “is concerned about the state of democracy in Russia and opposes to authoritarianism in Moscow and expressed solidarity with Russian journalists”. Who is behind the hoax, at the Proud Bear not admitted.
Also note the Proud Bear account on Twitter appeared 5 Nov.