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An anti-war protester holding a sign interrupted one of Russia’s major state television broadcast news shows on Monday.

“NO WAR. Stop the war. Do not believe propaganda they tell you lies here,” the sign reads.

“Russians against war,” the last line of the sign says in English.

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What we know about the protester: The woman holding the sign is an employee of the channel, according to OVD-Info, an independent human rights protest-monitoring group.

On its Telegram channel, OVD-Info reported that the employee is Maria Ovsyannikova. Friends of Ovsyannikova told OVD-Info that she was at the Ostankino Police Department in Moscow.

Ovsyannikova’s lawyer, Dmitry Zakhvatov, told CNN he is unable to find his client, despite reports she is in the police station.

Russian state news agency TASS confirmed OVD-Info’s reporting, citing a source, and added that she could face prosecution.

OVD-Info also obtained a video purportedly made by Ovsyannikova before she interrupted the news broadcast.

“What is happening now in Ukraine is a crime, and Russia is the aggressor country, and the responsibility for this aggression lies on the conscience of only one person. This man is (Russian President) Vladimir Putin,” Ovsyannikova says in the video, noting that her father is Ukrainian, and her mother is Russian.

“Unfortunately, for the past few years, I have been working on Channel One and doing Kremlin propaganda, and now I am very ashamed of it,” she says. “It’s a shame that I allowed to speak lies from the TV screens, ashamed that I allowed to zombify Russian people.”

Videos of the interruption were posted on social media shortly after it aired. CNN obtained the video from a live feed from Russia Channel One VK’s profile.

Within minutes, that live feed was removed.

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