On Sunday January 22th 2017, one of the most popular political TV shows in Russian – the “Weekly News” with Dmitry Kiselyov – showed on prime time a report about the famous US senator John McCain.
It was about the Vietnam war and how he was captured there, thus explaining his “russophobic disease”.
As people know the Soviet Union provided help to the Vietnamese during the war which had resulted in many American losses.
Watch the whole Russian TV report about John McCain’s story with actual footage from where he was captured.
The video has English captions.
It translated and uploaded on Russia Insider’s YouTube Channel.