Dimitri de Kochko

Versions of names: Дмитрий Кочко, Дмитрий де Кошко, Дмитрий Борисович де Кошко
France

Dimitri de Kochko is a French journalist. He was granted Russian citizenship by Putin in 2017. De Kochko is a co-founder of the Union of Russophones of France and a regular commentator for the French edition of the Russian state-controlled Sputnik website. He is an affiliated expert of the Public Diplomacy project. Since 2014, de Kochko has been engaged in spreading disinformation about Ukraine as well as attacking mainstream French media accusing them of “Russophobia".

Missions

Individual observers at the 2018 Russian presidential election

No affiliation

Institutional affiliation to the Union of Russophones of France

Я не увидел ничего особенного, кроме одного: это то, что явка всё-таки выше, чем я ожидал, по правде говоря.

https://vestiirk.ru/news/policy/233736 (2018-03-19)

Corresponding elections

legitimate
The seventh presidential election in Russia was held on 18 March 2018. With the exception of the election in Russia-annexed Crimea, this election is considered legitimate. The election held in Crimea for the Russian presidency is internationally considered to be an illegitimate election, see more on this at the election page 2018 Russian presidential election in annexed Crimea.