Bjørn Ditlef Nistad

Versions of names: Бьерн Дитлеф Нистад

Bjørn Nistad is a Norwegian historian and a long-term pro-Kremlin activist, a regular commentator for the Russian state-controlled Sputnik website. In 2015, he published the book "The rescuer of Russia - a political biography of Vladimir Putin".


Individual observers at the 2018 general elections in the unrecognised Lugansk People’s Republic

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Я хочу попросить прощения за то, что мое правительство поддерживает фашистов – это ужас. Я только могу сказать, что норвежский народ совсем не знает об этом. Это очень плохо, простите нас.

Corresponding elections

On 11 November 2018, the so-called Lugansk People’s Republic, located within the internationally recognised borders of Ukraine, held “elections” to elect a head of the “republic” and members of its “parliament”. The overwhelming majority of the world’s nations does not recognise the sovereignty of the Lugansk People’s Republic, while international institutions such as the OSCE ODIHR considered “elections” there as illegitimate and did not send international election observers there.