Peskov declined to comment on the speech of the grooves on the show in the role of a concentration camp prisoner, but said he was proud of his wife
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov commented on another heated debate around his wife’s figure skater Tatiana Navka – in connection with her performance in the popular show on the First channel. As reported, the Pastor performed the number in the “Ice age”, which depicted the prisoner of the Nazi concentration camps.
Based on numbers, as explained skater, her favorite movie “Life is beautiful”, based on the biography of the Italian Jews, Auschwitz prisoner. During a speech Navka and her partner artist Andrew burkovskii danced in striped prison uniforms with sewn on them yellow stars. Despite the high ratings of the jury, the social media setting has been controversial.
Answering the question whether it is appropriate to touch on in the show the subject of concentration camps and the Holocaust, Peskov said: “I don’t think this is a question that has something to do with the Kremlin. In my work I am severely limited in the possibility to comment on it. I am proud of my wife – all I can say,” – said Peskov (quoted by “Interfax”).
Performance of Sunday, June Bourkovski aired the evening of November 26 in the “Ice age”. Later skater said in his Instagramthat the terrible times referred to in the room should “know and remember”.
Commenting on the angry responses in social speech, the President of Fund “Holocaust” Alla Gerber urged not to take the situation so clearly. According to her “the Holocaust is not only the destruction is enormous resistance, spirit resistance of human qualities, resistance of human dignity”. “If in this dance on the Holocaust, had it all, I have nothing bad in it do not see,” said Gerber.
Earlier, the Pastor became the object of another scandal with Panamanian offshore companies. In addition, the scandal broke and around honeymoon Peskov and skill sets, as well as donated around husband’s expensive watches, which drew the attention of the opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
The Holocaust is the common term for the genocide of Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators in 1933-1945 years. According to rough estimates, the victims of the killings and the system of concentration camps of death were about 6 million people.