Scandal marked by the “government hour” in the Federation Council on Wednesday. On this occasion, the Senator Lyudmila Narusova has acted with criticism to the address of the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky and his controversial thesis. The speaker of the upper chamber Valentina Matvienko was rudely interrupted by a colleague. To raise the voice did not have quite the right boss to turn off the microphone.
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Dissatisfaction Narusova concerned doctoral thesis Medina, for which there were doubts, – suspicions of being unscientific and plagiarism. Not the first Minister insists that a worthy degree. The Senator with the behavior of the official do not agree.
“I’m empowered a large team of historians of the Academy of Sciences in which I studied in graduate school, to say that your absolutely unworthy of the story extend your protection of the dissertation does not fit into the concept of morality” – said the MP to the Minister of culture.
“Ludmila B….” – tried to admonish colleague of the former Governor’s cultural capital.
Narusova ignored: “When the scientific Council of the experts you rejected you, however, went to another Council and amuse (here the microphone was disconnected, but could make out the last word – “vanity”. Narusova said: “It is unworthy”).
Medina took the opportunity to answer despite the fact that the opponent lost “the voice.” But she was scolded by the head of the chamber.
“Lyudmila Borisovna, here are so unworthy to speak at a meeting of the Council of Federation” – said Matvienko. In the hall listened to the applause.
Later, the speaker explained his actions by saying that the government hour there is no possibility to discuss different from the agenda of the problem. In particular, the thesis of Medina, which, according to Matvienko, already discussed the media. The Minister at the end of the event the Federation Council refused to communicate with the press, citing the employment.
— RTVI (@RTVi) March 21, 2018
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