“I want to give this Oscar to your TV
station as a reward for the rubbish and the lies you report,” the man said,
while Kol tried to push him out of the spot.
Finally, after a small argument, Kol
accepted the Oscar.
The intruder was Vitalii Sediuk, himself a
reporter for local 1+1 channel, and his weird performance was an angry reaction
to the way some Russian media, Rossiya 24 in particular, was portraying protests
in Ukraine. Sediuk says he was angered by the way the “News of the
Week” program on another state-owned Russian channel Rossiya 1 distorted what
was actually happening at ground zero of the protests.