Kaskad TV, broadcasting in Russia, was confused when President Vladimir Putin, who addressed the public before the New Year, was cut off his head. Channel management, who immediately posted an apology about the incident, which was on the agenda on social media, shared the message “Those responsible will be punished”.
Kaskad TV broadcasts the traditional public address of Russian President Vladimir Putin before the New Year. But Putin, 68, was reflected in the broadcast of the channel with his upper part cut off. While the viewers were astonished by the landscape they encountered, the incident immediately reflected on social media.
According to the news reflected on the website of the British newspaper The Mirror; “After all, he’s a KGB employee. No one should see his true face,” wrote a social media user. Another user wrote, “Everyone knows there is only botox out there,” while another commented “a very brave channel”.
The news channel, Kaskad TV, did not just apologize for this broadcast scandal and shared the message “Those responsible will be punished”. It was stated that the incident was not a protest, but a “technical glitch”.
When Kaskad TV editors noticed the error, it cut the broadcast both on TV and the internet and the music entered. In the statement made by the channel, it was stated that an investigation into the error was initiated, and apologized to the audience.