As reported on his page on Facebook press Secretary of the Russian Embassy in Germany Denis Mikerin, the leadership of the magazine Focus has tried to smooth scandal with insults to the Russian President Vladimir Putin, published in the edition.
“The Russian Embassy called the chief editor of the magazine FOCUS Magazin Robert Schneider, to personally Express regret in connection with the remarks of the President of the Russian Federation. According to him, the editors did not mean to offend or insult the Russian head of state. Nevertheless, he recognized the exceptional incorrectness of the selected formulations and apologized… whether or not to consider the enlightenment as a second flash or as a beam of light in the darkness, only time will tell”, – he wrote.
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