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Host of “Full contact” Vladimir Solovyov called demons the opponents of the construction of an Orthodox Church in the square in Yekaterinburg. Recording broadcast from the morning of may 16 published on the website of the radio station “Vesti FM”.
“They are absolute demons! Of course it’s demons. They resent it and cry. Such obsessed a lot,” he said, reflecting on the participants of protest actions. “I am very interested to know what they are already screaming “We are not demons!” Balaklava — can you imagine?” asked Solovyov to his co-host.
According to him, earlier at the place where it is planned to build a temple, “20 thousand people came in procession”. “It’s not yesterday’s measly two thousand devils,” he said.
As of may 16, police arrested 21 protesters. Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov has declared that considers justified, the power scenario against the protesters under provocation.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the authorities should consider the views of local residents. The head of state proposed to conduct a survey among residents of the area, the results of which would demonstrate the majority opinion.
Cathedral of St. Catherine plans to build by 2023, in celebration of the 300th anniversary of Ekaterinburg. Due to the outrage of local residents of the work was repeatedly postponed.
Video, photo All from Russia.