The head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov entered into a public debate that erupted around the correspondence of the conflict of the President of the motorcycle club “Night wolves” Alexander Zaldostanov and the art Director of theatre “Satyricon” Konstantin Raikin, which began after high-profile statement about repeating the last “attack on art”.
“I fully support in this matter a real Russian patriot, friend and BROTHER Alexander Zaldostanov, who said that “under the guise of freedom Raikin want to turn our country into the gutter, where sewage would flow”. The surgeon expressed his opinion honestly and frankly. And I don’t quite understand how you can demand from Zaldostanov apology for the opinion that is close to millions of Russians,” reads the post published on the official website of Kadyrov in social networks “Vkontakte”.
The head of Chechnya also noted that, in his opinion, in Russia there is “a kind of caste”, who feels entitled “to insult the religious feelings of tens of millions of Orthodox Christians and Muslims, saying that art everything is permitted”. Thus Kadyrov stressed that carefully watched the unfolding media discourse.
“I was surprised of the words that public organizations do not have to “fight for morality in art.” Raikin called “little groups of offended people,” those who expressed an opinion about the photo exhibition, which presents images of naked girls and boys, opposes run of the play “Jesus Christ Superstar”, is indignant bestial behavior pussy Wright in the Zoological Museum and in the Orthodox Church”, – said Kadyrov.
Before the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov expressed hopethat the President of the motorcycle club “Night wolves” Alexander Zaldostanov, better known under the nickname Surgeon, apologized for the harsh statements in the address of the art Director of theatre “Satyricon” Konstantin Raikin.
A stormy debate with the participation of government representatives, which included the Surgeon, turned around after the speech Raikin at the Congress of the Union of theatrical figures. In his speech he touched upon the subject of repeated “attacks on the art” and said the return of censorship in the cultural sphere.
“Huge talent Raikin we treat with infinite respect, and I believe that just bitch slapped this boy who insulted him. I hope he will apologize”, – said Peskov told reporters about the attacks of the Surgeon in the direction of Raikin.
Earlier, the leader of the motorcycle club, received from the state 266 hectares of land in the Crimea, accused Moscow in an attempt to turn Russia into “the gutter”. “The devil always tempts freedom! And under the guise of freedom of these Raikin want to turn the country into the gutter, along which would flow the sewage,” – said Zaldostanov. He promised to do everything to protect Russians “from the American democracy, despite all the repression, which they spread around the world.”
As it became known, the Surgeon calls the Kremlin did not listen and has said that not going to apologize to Raikin, so as not to insult him. “I didn’t ask Raikin to write in small letters. I definitely have a positive attitude towards him as a Director and as to the person who has done a lot in art. But his words I do not refuse,” said the biker.
The surgeon said that he just responded to made Raikin’s statement. “No devil me no confusion. Now confirm again your word,” he added. “His statement I addressed not to him personally, and to all those who these shows are pedophiles and organizes all dill in Russia drags. Please write about Raikin with a capital letter, he deserves it!” – said the biker, referring to the scandal with the exhibition of the works of Jock Sturges in the Center of photography behalf of the Lumiere brothers.