The controversy stems from comments made on Fox News regarding Vladimir Putin, specifically Bill O’Reilly’s characterization of Putin as a killer, that has caused the Russian leadership to take umbrage. Now, the Kremlin is demanding an apology.
“The Kremlin said on Monday it wanted an apology from Fox News over what it said were ‘unacceptable’ comments one of the channel’s presenters made about Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump.
“Fox News host Bill O’Reilly described Putin as ‘a killer’ in the interview with Trump as he tried to press the U.S. president to explain more fully why he respected his Russian counterpart. O’Reilly did not say who he thought Putin had killed.
“‘We consider such words from the Fox TV company to be unacceptable and insulting, and honestly…