The Kremlin has commented on the incident, that took place in a live evening news program on Russia’s Russia's First Channel, APA's Moscow correspondent reports.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov called the incident on Russia's state channel e hooliganism.
We do not consider the incident on the air of the First Channel to be on our agenda. It is hooliganism. The channel and relevant structures are investigating the matter, "said a Kremlin spokesman.
Notably, an employee on Russia’s state Channel One television has interrupted the channel’s main news program with an extraordinary protest against Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.
Marina Ovsyannikova, an editor at Channel One, burst on to the set of the live broadcast of the nightly news on Monday evening, shouting: “Stop the war. No to war.”
She also held a sign saying: “Don’t believe the propaganda. They’re lying to you here.” It was signed in English: “Russians against the war.”
The news anchor continued to read from her teleprompter speaking louder in an attempt to drown out Ovsyannikova, but her protest could be seen and heard for several seconds before the channel switched to a recorded segment.