Dmitry Litovkin – Russian military officer, TARS journalist


Dmitry Litovkin/ Facebook

Dmitry Litovkin (died August 27, 2022) was a military correspondent, propagandist, and journalist of the Russian state information agency TARS and other publications.

On the air of Russian propaganda programs, he appeared as a “military expert” on the issue of armaments and the conduct of the so-called “special operation” in Ukraine.

In his articles, he praised the actions of the Russian occupiers who were fighting against Ukraine.

He stated that the alleged aggressor country, Russia, “will have to deal with the denazification of Ukraine for many years.”

*The material was created in cooperation with the Center for Countering Disinformation at the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine

Main statements

1. He said that the entire right bank of Ukraine up to Transnistria “will be liberated, demilitarized and denazified” (May 5, 2022)

2. He called the equipment that the West provides to Ukraine “trash” (May 24, 2022)

He said that most of the equipment was faulty and could not be used to fight.