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People Are Praising This BBC Reporter After He Confronted Putin Over The Spy Poisoning

"Doorstep of the year will take some beating."

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And while Vladimir Putin had been silent about the shocking incident on British soil, BBC Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg confronted the Russian president at an agriculture event in Krasnodar.

At Russia's National Grain Centre, I ask Vladimir Putin: "Is Russia behind the poisoning of Sergei Skripal?"

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British reporters heaped praise on Rosenberg for fronting up to Putin on the issue, especially in the frosty climate of current UK–Russia relations.

The definition of a brave journalist. https://t.co/lsbZJoThYp

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Doorstep of the year will take some beating. https://t.co/eUDl1MXHey


Mark Di Stefano is a media and politics reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Mark Di Stefano at mark.distefano@buzzfeed.com.

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