Vladimir Kuznetsov (Vovan) and Aleksei Stolyarov (Lexus) are alleged to have pranked scores of celebrities and politicians, including heads of states. Most recently, they are purported to have spoken with famous movie director David Lynch and President of the European Parliament David Sassoli.
Russian pranksters posing as famous environmental activist Greta Thunberg reportedly had a phone conversation with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and among other things asked the politician to leave NATO. The audio of the purported conversation has since been uploaded to the pranksters’ YouTube channel.
The call was allegedly recorded in January amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, and days after the Islamic Republic mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane over the Iranian capital.
During the call with Prime Minister Trudeau, a third female prankster pretending to be Greta Thunberg said she was “concerned about the growing international crisis and anticipation of a Third World War”. “It is very scary”, said the prankster.
The PM agreed with fake Greta Thunberg and said he had spoken with world leaders and encouraged them to reduce tensions.
Then the prankster asked Trudeau to influence NATO and US President Donald Trump, whom the fake Greta called a “bastard” doing “everything to kill us”.
The Canadian prime minister said he understood that “people can feel very-very strongly about”…