Tucker Carlson, once one of the most influential voices in American conservative media, was unceremoniously fired on Monday morning by Fox Corps. Reports indicate that the decision came following a discussion by Foxnews' owner and the Fox CEO the previous Friday.

 Carlson often earned the ire of Ukraine’s supporters because of his strong bias in favor of Russian policies. As a result, segments of Carlson's show became a staple of Russian Government television where Carlson's followership became so large that a YouTube channel exists on which his show is translated from English to Russian. 

 Though Carlson was apparently stunned by the termination, his strong allies in Russia wasted no time in seeking to bolster his morale.

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 The Russian government financed RT, formerly known as Russia Today, Tweeted “Hey @TuckerCarlson, you can always question more with @RT_com," implying that the Russian network could help the unemployed American get a job.

 Vladimir Soloviev, a stalwart figure in Russian propaganda "news" wrote, on his Telegram channel, an open letter reading, "Dear Tucker, Today, the United States mainstream media has lost its last remaining voice of reason. As the rest of the world, we have heard about your decision to quit working for Fox Corp, and wholeheartedly support your decision. You have the admiration and support in any endeavor you choose for yourself next, be it running for president of the United States (which you should totally do, by the way) or making an independent media project. We'll happily offer you a job if you wish to carry on as a presenter and host! You are always welcome in Russia and in Moscow, we wish you the best of luck. Sincerely, Soloviev Live Team".

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 Julia Davis, who writes for the Daily Beast and founded the Russian Media Monitor, told Kyiv Post that "Tucker Carlson's firing is certainly a major loss for Russia's state-controlled disinformation networks. His talking points suited them so well that Carlson's clips have been playing on Russia's state TV with increasing frequency. In fact, his footage was used so often that Russian TV hosts have described Carlson as practically their co-host and colleague."

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 Carlson had frequently been cited by Soloviev, and other Russian propagandists, as being "the voice of reason" in the United States and they referred to the American newsman as "our friend."

 Davis continued that the treatment that Russian TV gave Carlson, "stands in stark contrast with the way they usually treat American journalists, showing them mainly their disdain and disrespect. Tucker is an exception, because his rhetoric was in perfect harmony with the agenda that is being pushed by the Kremlin's talking heads — and it was spread to the largest audience on Fox News, a considerably larger viewership than the networks like RT ever had the chance to influence."

 Carlson frequently cited Ukraine as being a corrupt country without resources, and thus not a strategic ally for the US. Carlson argued that oil and gas producing Russia offered a more friendly long term partnership aligned with America's own national interests.

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Bill Martin
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Russians are supporting a man who cost his employer hundreds of millions of dollars because of his pathological lying. This is a typical Russian reaction

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Tom
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USA doesn’t care about the will of the Ukrainian people. Biden wants as many Ukrainians dead as it takes to weaken the Russians and then force Zelensky to accept americas gay agenda. Already is happening. Look at the pressure Biden’s putting on Zelensky. This is not a fight for freedom. But a proxy war- and Carlson had that right.

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David
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Since when is it a stigma or crime for a country to be without without resources?
Since when are countries with resources automatically desirable as a US friend or ally?
If that were true, what happened to Venezuela, the owner of the worlds largest petroleum reserves? According to Tucker’s ‘logic” the US should prioritise Venezuela.
Saudi Arabia, home of huge US investments in oil production , and massive purchaser of U.S. arms, is now well on its way to forming a partnership with Iran, and much closer relationships with Russia and China.
Tucker has always excelled as a manipulator of simpletons, and the fact that he is respected in Russia speaks volumes.

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Bill
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Well so long farewell can't wait to not buy your book.

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Črna
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Disgusting piece of sh.t. It was time for him to go, only idiots listened to him.

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Rob
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Tucker forever. Stop the Matrix Programming from the UN and EU!

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Rob Trawick
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Tucker Carlson spewed nothing but hate, racism, bigotry, and kremlin talking points. The problem is, he's gone but the buffoons that fell for his garbage still exist.

Carol bewick
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@Rob Trawick,

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