The attack of the Cossacks on Alexei Navalny and the staff of FBK at the airport of Anapa has become the main topic of discussion in the Russian social networks. Users have expressed outrage at the video with the inaction of the police, and politicians drew attention to the motivated events.
Recall that the incident occurred on the morning of Tuesday: about 30 people in Cossack uniforms knocked to the ground FBK staff and began to beat their feet, with the result that the leading “Rain” and the employee FBK Artyom Torchinsky had to be taken to the hospital with trauma to her head, in total 6 people suffered.
This incident became already the second for a week while traveling for the Bulk of the Kuban: the first time a bus with his colleagues on Friday detained by the police, declaring that checks them for drugs, weapons, and involvement in the banned in Russia “Islamic state”. Then the incident however, was without consequence.
Video Cossacks attack members of FBK @fbkinfo and Alexey Navalny @navalny at the airport of Anapa. pic.twitter.com/TeRV63cYVU
— Rus2Web (@Rus2Web) 17 may 2016
Now most of the users expressed the bitter irony about the incident and his inability to influence events.
Navalny himself, posting a video of the attack, asked the question, “can these cowardly clowns animals are called carriers of the glorious military traditions?”.
Ally Navalny Love Sable also considered the Cossacks “mummers”: “Yes, it’s trash nothing society with the real Cossacks has not. Mummers. I’m afraid Tsapkov, flocks attack women”.
Journalist Philip judge supported the indignation of the politicians, noting that “scum” was attacked from behind.
That’s filth, from the back pic.twitter.com/uoa70b3tjN
— Philipp Kireev (@mynameisphilipp) 17 may 2016
Supported the Bulk and “Open Russia” Mikhail Khodorkovsky, also put up a video of the attack with the caption “Hell and shame”.
Note that the attack filmed from multiple cameras, however, the operators asked to introduce themselves responded that they are not obliged to do so, since “we live in a free country”. The head of the electoral headquarters of the candidate in deputies of the state Duma Lyubov Sobol Anna Vellikok suggested that shooting will soon appear on the portal Life: “citizen reporters” lifenews live in a free country, and you do not.”
She added that “it is clear that the FCO was not hung posters with the time of arrival at the airport of Anapa. That is with the warriors-Cossacks are not met”.
Personal videographer Cossacks in Anapa posted a video of the attack on FBK in the category of “Humor.”
The humor, the mother of his pic.twitter.com/FO7jJCJxEt
— Anna Vellikok (@annavellikok) 17 may 2016
A humorous account of the “Turban Bazarov” also suggested that the attack was not accidental: “the Kremlin: 20 Cossacks will be presented to the award “For the defense of Anapa”.
Divided suspicion and politician Vladimir Milov: “I am Confident that the organizers of the outrageous attacks on the Navalny team in Anapa — power. The “Cossacks” they are only hiding.
I am sure that the organizers of the outrageous attacks on the Navalny team in Anapa – power. The “Cossacks” they are only hiding
— Vladimir Milov (@v_milov) 17 may 2016
Popular blogger Rustem Adagamov, in turn, asked the question: “Where is the national guard to protect the citizens?”.
Finally, Duma Deputy Dmitry Gudkov said that already writes a request to the interior Ministry on the fact of attack, and in addition, noted that against the background of the attack ambiguous statement was made by Minister of culture of the Russian Federation Vladimir Medinsky about the fact that Russia is undervalued inbound tourism.
However, the situation has become the reason for unexpected advertising: so, one of aviapoletov posted in his blog a joke: “they Say that at the airport of Anapa guests are greeted with the Cossacks. Tickets from 999 rubles here” with a link to your website.Related posts: