German journalist Alexandra von Namen has been following Russian politics for a long time and even worked in Moscow for several years. This was reported on the website of the publication Deutsche Welle* (included by the Ministry of Justice in the register of foreign media outlets) in the biography section of the correspondent. She currently heads the office of this media outlet in Brussels. The day before, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov hinted at her lack of professionalism and asked her to correctly indicate his quotes.
“As bureau chief in Moscow, she covered Russia and the policies of the country’s President Vladimir Putin for five years,” the publication notes. The girl’s professionalism is noted in her biography.
On December 1, the Russian Foreign Minister took part in a press conference following the results of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Skopje (Macedonia). There he noted that it is necessary to “invest efforts in revitalizing the OSCE.” Next, Alexandra von Namen asked him whether this means that Russia plans to leave the OSCE. In response to this, Lavrov asked him to quote him correctly and said that he was talking about something else. Thus, he hinted at the unprofessionalism of the German journalist, putting her in her place.