The sharp-tongued TV host Vladimir Solovyov on Monday, June 19, responded to the petition to fire him for controversial remarks about the opposition, which took to the unsanctioned anti-corruption protest on Tverskaya street in Central Moscow on June 12, rejecting a proposal to go to the authorities permitted a rally on Sakharov Avenue. Earlier the journalist called these “sodomobile” people “two percent shit.”
In a new interview, “Reedus,” Solovyov said that is not going to disown their words and, moreover, once again said he was ready to repeat every word. “Now, ask me how I dare. Yes, I dare! How else to call people who spit on 260 thousand Muscovites and went to spoil their holiday?” — continued to provoke the passions of the nightingales.
In his opinion, the opposition from Tver obliged to apologize to a bona fide Muscovites for whom they spoiled the festive mood. “I emphasize: we are talking about those who came to Tverskaya street. Why didn’t they go on Sakharov Avenue?” — asks the journalist.
Solovyov also said that it was not worried about the fact that he signed a petition of resignation. “It’s a free country, let them sign it,” allowed broadcaster, the proviso that he does not fear losing their jobs, because in Russian law there is no such rule, as the dismissal of the petition.
13 Jun Solovyov, the radio station “Vesti FM” accused the opposition, which came out on June 12 on an unauthorized rally on Tverskaya that they messed respectable Muscovites holiday — Day of Russia. The presenter called these the “ugly” protesters not only as vile scum and mazhoristy assholes. While Solovyov admitted that the blogger Alexey Navalny, may be able to take to the streets five thousand people, and in Tver in total gathered 260 thousand. “That is the eternal two percent shit. And these two percent of shit think they are the authority here?!” — said Solovyov.
After the scandalous performance of the presenter that caused a wide public resonance, change.org there were petitions against it. One of them — with an appeal to dismiss Solovyov of the holding VGTRK. “Vladimir Rudol’fovich Solovyov need to take responsibility for public insult and humiliation of honor and dignity of people expressing their civil position,” — said in the text of the petition, which was signed by more than 12 thousand people. A second petition with the requirement to bring against Soloveva criminal case under article “inciting hatred or hostility, and humiliation of human dignity”. Under this document have put the signatures more than 25 thousand people.
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