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São Paulo congressman Arthur do Val made the remarks during a purportedly humanitarian mission to Ukraine. Photograph: Fabricio Bomjardim/Zuma Press Wire/Rex/Shutterstock
São Paulo congresmn Arthur do Val md ɖ rmarcs jrñ a pportidli hymaṇterịn miśn t Ycren. Foṭgraf: Fabrício Bomjardim/Zuma Pres Wîr/Rex/Śuṭstoc

Bṛziłn poḷtiśn’z sxist rmarcs abt Ycren refyjīz sparc ǎtrej

(Transcription of an article published in the Observer on Sunday 6 March 2022)

Arthur do Val hŕd in līct ōdiomeṣjz cōlñ wimin fliyñ wor ‘īzi bcz ɖ’r pur’

Tom Phillips

Tom Filips in Rio de Janeiro, Súnde, 6 Marć 2022

A  prominnt membr v ɖ Bṛziłn rît z fesñ cōlz t rzîn aftr h wz xpozd in līct ōdiomeṣjz mcñ a s’xeśn v caḷs n msoɉnistic rmarcs abt Ycreńn refyjīz jrñ a pportidli hymaṇterịn miśn t ɖ rīsntli invedd cuntri.

Arthur do Val, a São Paulo congresmn n formr s’portr v Bṛzil’z rîtwñ prezidnt, Jair Bolsonaro, md a ʈri-de trip t ɖ rījn last wīc, s’pozidli t rêz awernis v ɖ hymn cost v Vlajīmir Pūćin’z atac.

On Ʈrzde Do Val, 35, twītd a foṭgraf v himslf srǎndd bî crets v molotov cocteilz in ɖ bordr siti v Ŭźhorod. Hiz traṿlñpartnr, ɖ rîtwñ acṭvist Renan Santos, sd ɖe hd dnetd ʈǎzndz v dolrz, hlpt refyjīz cros ɖ bordr n “filmd ɖ riaḷti v a cuntri at wor.”

Do Val’z trip hd ɖ blesñ v Sergio Moro, ɖ cnsrṿtiv xjuj n ministr hu hops t ćalinj Bolsonaro n hiz left-wñ rîvl Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Octobr’z preẓdnśl ilex́n. “It’s olwz cmnḍbl ẃn w pt ǎr wrdz intu practis,” Moro twītd.

Sć ostnsbli nobl objctivz wr śatrd on Frîde, hvr, ẃn ɖ Bṛziłn mīdia publiśt ōdiomeṣjz in ẃć Do Val spouc in hîli ofnsiv trmz abt Ycreńn refyjīz – mor ɖn 1.3 miłn v hūm hv fled oṿsìz sins Vlajīmir Pūćin’z 24 Febrri inveźn.

In wn rcordñ, ɖ poḷtiśn sz: “I’v jst crost ɖ bordr on ft btwn Ycren n Sḷvacia. Bro, I swer t y … I’v nvr sìn enʈñ lîc it in trmz v bytifl grlz. Ɖ refyjī k … it’s lîc 200 mītrz loñ or mor v jst totl godesz … It’s sm increḍbl śit … Ɖ k ǎtsd Bṛzil’z bst nîtclub … dz’nt cm clos t ɖ refyjī k hir.”

In a secnd xrpt Do Val sz: “Let m tel y, ɖ’r īzi bcz ɖ’r pur.”

In a ʈrd h mcs obsin rmarcs abt fīmel s’kṛti ofiślz at ɖ Ycren/Sḷvacia bordr, bfr adñ: “Jst unḅlivbl, dyd. Az sn az ɖs wor’z ovr, I’m cmñ bac.”

Ɖ coments sparct rvulśn, wɖ mor ɖn 40,000 ppl sînñ an onlîn ptiśn dmandñ Do Val’z xpulśn fṛm São Paulo’z 94-sīt parḷmnt.

Fabiana Tronenko, ɖ wîf v Ycren’z formr ambasdr t Bṛzil, publiśt a tirfl Twitr vidio in ẃć ś cōld ɖ poḷtiśn a śemlis cretin. “Śo sm rspct, y punc … Y’v no îdīa ẃt ɖ Ycreńn ppl r gwñ ʈru.”

Ycren’z chargé d’affaires in Bṛzil, Anatoli Tcać, cōld ɖ rmarcs un’xptbl.

Do Val, hu rtrnd t Bṛzil on Saṭde t dscuvr h hd lost ci alîz n hiz grlfrend, apoḷjîzd n sòt t jusṭfî hiz wrdz. Aftr ʈri dez “wɖt drincñ wōtr or hvñ a śǎr” h clemd h hd bcm “oṿixîtd”. “Mî mînd wz rêsñ. I tōct nonsns,” h sd, abandnñ planz t run fr São Paulo’z guṿnrśp.

Critics wr unimprest, cōlñ hiz bhevyr tipicl v Bṛzil’z śoṿnist n tstosṭron-ćarjd hard-rît.

“Hǎ nōzietñ,” twītd Gleisi Hoffmann, ɖ prezidnt v Bṛzil’z Wrcrz’ parti. “Ɖs z ɖ cnd v prsn hu ilectd Bolsonaro! H mst b stript v pǎr.”

Instroduction to Ñspel