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TV presenter Vladimir Solovyov called journalist Oleg Kashin “fool” and condemned the hosts of the program “60 minutes” for inviting him to participate in a talk show on “Russia 1”. This statement Soloviev made in the air of “Vesti FM”. This is a recording available on YouTube.
“Kashin, you are a scoundrel and a fool. [Leading “60 seconds”] Skobeeva Olga and Evgeny Popov are making a big mistake pulling this piece of scum from London obscurity and shaking the dust off it,” said the presenter. Solovyov also noted that the journalist was incompetent and devoid of empathy.
Such outrage leading called words of Kashin that on the background of the tragedy in the Barents sea would be good, if the Russian authorities released Ukrainian sailors detained for violation of border crossing. Post the content Kashin published in the Telegram channel 2 July.
24 Ukrainian servicemen are currently under investigation in Russia. They were detained along with three ships in the incident in the Kerch Strait in November 2018. Kiev considers them prisoners of war and demands to return to Ukraine, a similar verdict in may this year issued a UN international Tribunal on law of the sea. Moscow believes that the issue is outside the jurisdiction of this court, and insists that the fate of the sailors must decide the investigation and trial in Russia.
July 1, 2019, a fire occurred aboard the deepwater system in bathymetric measurements. In the result, killed 14 sailors. According to unofficial data, we are talking about a nuclear submarine as-31, known as “Losharik”. As the causes of the fire, the media called problem with one of the batteries and a short circuit in one of the switchboards.
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