Vanessa Beeley is a British blogger living in France. She is known for her positions in favor of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during the Syrian conflict, for which she is accused of making propaganda, as well as for the disinformation and the conspiratorial content she spreads, in particular about Syrian aid workers known under the name of White Helmets.
Vanessa Beeley was involved as an international observer in the ''2022 pseudo-referendum for the formal annexation of occupied territories of Donetsk to Russia'' organised in Bashkiria (Republic of Bashkortostan) for those displaced from DNR.
Individual Observers at the 2022 pseudo-referendum for the formal annexation of occupied territories of Donetsk to Russia
Institutional affiliation to 21st Century Wire hyper-blog
The editor of the 21st Century Wire website, independent journalist from the UK Vanessa Beely, who is watching the voting for the second day, notes the high level of organization of the referendum in Bashkiria. “There can be no question of any violations, I see the complete honesty and transparency of the process, respect for the rights of people, their privacy.” [Translated from Russian]