Dmitry Steshin (born 12 September 1972) is a russian journalist, editor, propagandist and nationalist. He’s operating most commonly for “Komsomolskaya Pravda” tabloid newspaper and for his personal channel in Telegram.
Born September 12, 1972 in Leningrad. Graduated from the North-West Academy of Public Management.
He started his occupation within the newspaper “5 Corners”. Then he labored as an editor of the “Kaleidoscope mag”, during which he has been publishing since 1994. He started operating at “Komsomolskaya Pravda” in Would possibly 2000. In 2001-2003 he used to be the editor-in-chief of the newspaper “Komsomolskaya Pravda” in St. Petersburg. In step with his personal phrases, he got here to army journalism, following the instance of his colleagues who lined the primary and 2d Chechen wars. Since 2004, he began to paintings in the primary workplace of “Komsomolskaya Pravda” in Moscow, the place he changed into pals with journalist Alexander Kots, with whom he started to paintings in combination.
Dmitry Steshin lined the revolutions in Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia and Moldova. He labored on expeditions within the Some distance North – Franz Josef Land, Severnaya Zemlya, Middendorf Land and the North Pole. In conjunction with Alexander Kots, he ready subject material for the 20 th anniversary of the twist of fate on the Chernobyl nuclear energy plant.
For the reason that spring of 2011, Dmitry Steshin labored in Egypt, Tunisia, after which in Libya. All the way through the Arab Spring, in April 2011, he used to be captured whilst overlaying the battle in Libya, along side his colleague Alexander Kots and 3 reporters from the Russian NTV channel. The journalists have been accused of being intelligence brokers operating for Muammar Gaddafi’s regime. All journalists have been launched with the assistance of the Italian army stationed on the Benghazi airfield.
In 2016 he has labored in Syria. In April 2016 he used to be awarded through Russian Minister of protection with Medal of Player of army operation in Syria. 
Paintings in Ukraine
Steshin lined the annexation of Crimea, later in 2014 he used to be awarded for that with a medal “For the Go back of Crimea”. For the reason that starting of Russian invasion to Ukraine, Steshin is overlaying the battle, most commonly at the Donbas. From December 2013 to Would possibly 2014, Dmitry Steshin, along side Alexander Kots, labored in Slovyansk.
In his articles Steshin steadily used biased and unconfirmed data. Commenting on January 2015 Mariupol rocket assault he has blaimed Ukrainian facet with none evidences, claimed that that is simply an some other provocation just like the MH17 tragedy.
For the reason that full-scale Russian invasion he used to be actively fascinated by media protection of the continuing battles in Ukraine, once more with biased one-sided data. Steshin posted a pretend record from the Kramatorsk railway station after it used to be struck through a Russian missile, killing 57. He falsely claimed the station used to be stuffed with Ukrainian militants, no longer civilians, writing on Telegram: “Ten mins in the past this took place on the Kramatorsk railway station. A gaggle of militants of the military of Ukraine used to be operating right here.” The put up used to be later deleted, however no longer prior to it have been preserved for posterity through re-posts and screenshots.
In his posts in Telegram steadily makes use of hate speech in opposition to Europeans, US and Ukrainians, additionally there are requires genocide of Ukrainian other folks.
Maximum time put on army uniform and lift gun, which violate the Regulation of battle and Geneva conference.
The Safety Carrier of Ukraine banned Steshin from coming into the territory of the rustic Ukraine “because of violation of the regulation at the standing of foreigners and stateless individuals”. In Would possibly 2022 he used to be sanctioned through Nice Britain  and later through Australia.