A composite image of screenshots of Philip Crowther speaking in three different languages on three different news channels. Twitter / Philip Crowther
- A journalist in Ukraine used six different languages to cover the crisis with Russia.
- AP’s Philip Crowther used English, Luxembourgish, Spanish, Portuguese, French and German.
- Russia moved into parts of eastern Ukraine after declaring them independent republics.
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A reporter in Kiev, Ukraine, covered the country’s conflict with Russia in six different languages in a video that has gone viral.
Philip Crowther, an internationally affiliated correspondent for the Associated Press, spoke about the crisis for six different news channels and spoke in six different languages: English, Luxembourgish, Spanish, Portuguese, French and German.
He shared a video that showed all that coverage back to back. The video had 5.2 million views early Tuesday.
Watch the video here:
Crowther spoke of the protracted war between Russia-backed rebels and Ukraine in its eastern Luhansk and Donetsk regions. In his English segment, he noted that Kiev, many hundreds of miles away, had remained relatively calm.
In the hours after Crowther spoke, Russia recognized the independence of Donetsk and Luhansk at the time. sent troops thereand claimed that it did so for “peacekeeping” reasons.
The move was condemned by the EU, the UK and the US, who promised harsh sanctions would be announced on Tuesday.
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Viral video shows a journalist in Ukraine covering the conflict with Russia in 6 different languages
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