On January 22, an anti-liberal Facebook page “Pressტიტუცია” (“Presstitution”) published a photo of a doll with a caption “SOS liberosaur propagandists sell dolls of undefined sex”.
The photo that Pressტიტუცია ascribes to liberals and uses it to reiterate anti-liberal, anti-Western and pro-Kremlin narrative was taken in Novosibirsk, Russia.
The given photo, according to Google and Yandex searches, can be found in both Russian and English-language platforms. Both indicate an Instagram user revizor.nsk as the source who published the photo of the doll on January 2, 2020. The user writes that the photo had been taken in a chain of stores “Planet of Toys” in Novosibirsk, Russia. According to the user’s Instagram bio, he/she lives and works in Novosibirsk as a tour guide.
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