Wyatt Reed

Versions of names: Уайетт Рид

Wyatt Reed is a correspondent and managing editor of The Grayzone. He is a journalist at the Russian state-owned news agency Sputnik covering Latin America and the US. In the 2022 referendums, he interviewed the Deputy Head of the Kherson occupation administration Kirill Stremousov, and has since appeared on Russian media talking about the success of the referendums.


Individual Observers at the 2022 pseudo-referendum for the formal annexation of occupied territories of Kherson to Russia

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Institutional affiliation to Sputnik news agency

Official function: Institutional affiliation to The Grayzone

Everything is transparent and open, - said the American journalist Wyatt Reid. - A lot of people come, ten people voted in front of our eyes in a few minutes. A referendum for the people is an opportunity for a democratic transition to self-determination. [Translated from Russian]

Corresponding elections

From 23 to 27 September 2022, the Russian forces organised a sham election process - pseudo-referendum as a pretext for the formal annexation of the regions of occupied Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson by Russia. The annexation of the four regions was announced on 30 September 2022.