The husband of the Chinese woman who sang the song “Katyusha” in the ruins of the drama theater bombed by the Russians in Mariupol is a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Council, subordinate to the Chinese Communist Party; on his social networks he supported his wife and published pro-Russian narratives. On this noticed visiting fellow at the Institute of National Defense and Security Studies in Taipei Yuri Poyta.
In messages on the Chinese social network Weibo, Zhou Xiaoping supported his wife’s actions and issued pro-Kremlin narratives, the main content of which was favor towards the aggressor country – he wrote that it was “the Ukrainians who bombed the drama theater.”
Poita noted that he took screenshots of the message because Zhou had deleted it.
According to the singer’s husband Wang Fan, the Chinese woman sang “Katyusha” for “friends in the Donbass at the site of the restoration of the Bolshoi Theater, bombed by the Ukrainian Nazis.”
Wang told Zhou that during her stay in Mariupol, “four missiles from the Ukrainian army fired at the cultural center of the city, which was jointly restored by Russia and Donbass.”
The Chinese official further stated that local residents allegedly cried and asked to be protected from attacks by “NATO mercenaries,” and when they heard “Katyusha” they said that they were “deeply inspired and will continue to fight and fight for peace and the right to their existence.”
After the “concert,” Wang met with the leader of the terrorists in Donbass, Denis Pushilin, “gave him gifts and blessed him.”
At the end of the text, Zhou published traditional pro-Kremlin narratives about how Ukraine allegedly “bombed Donbass” for eight years.
“For eight years, Ukrainian Nazis bombed the inhabitants of the entire Donbass, targeting hospitals, schools, theaters, etc., more than 16 thousand people died, the Ukrainian army is even preparing to commit genocide here. Therefore, there is only a struggle for peace and survival and nothing more.” , he wrote.
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