Putin’s New Year’s address to the Russians turned out to be assembled from archival footage. On this noticed on Twitter designer Konstantin Konovalov.
From the photographs he cited, it follows that the shooting of St. Basil’s Cathedral on Red Square was made back in 2020.
Footage of the Kremlin towers was also present at last year’s shooting.
We also used archival footage of the Kremlin and adjacent squares.
As a result, it turned out that only the appeal itself was fresh from Putin’s New Year address. Many Twitter users drew attention to the fact that this year the president was recording a speech in a bulletproof vest under his coat.
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