Ukraine, Merkel on the phone with fake Poroshenko: deceived by Russian comedians

In the phone call, the former chancellor convinced of speaking with the former Ukrainian president commented on the war situation

Angela Merkel was contacted by the two Russian comedians Vovan and Lexus, who they talked about the war in Ukraine with a former chancellor convinced that she is dealing with former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenkothe predecessor of Volodymyr Zelensky, with whom Merkel often interacted when she was chancellor.

The two comedians, considered close to Vladimir Putin, released excerpts of the conversation today and Merkel’s office in Berlin confirmed that Merkel has indeed been contacted. “I can confirm a call with an interlocutor who posed as former president Petro Poroshenko,” a spokesman for the former chancellor said. The phone call dates back to January 12 and was carried out with the help of the translation service of the Foreign Ministry. Merkel then informed the Foreign Ministry of the impressions gleaned from the phone call.