Maxim Gallipoli: Evgeny Odinokov / RIA Novosti
Comedian and TV presenter Maxim Galkin has recorded a video message in which he commented on the information about the cancellation of his performances over recent statements about censorship on TV. The entry he posted on his page in Instagram.
The actor appealed to the media not to spread “fake news”. “Dear friends, no one my concerts prohibits both went, and go,” wrote the comedian in the description of the video.
Previously adviser to the Director of the First channel, journalist Alexander Nevzorov, the radio station “Echo of Moscow” reported that some concerts Galkina to cancel. According to him, Galkin “plucked up courage and said as much about censorship on television,” for which he “immediately he began to Unscrew the head, to close concerts”.
On 10 November during a speech in Novosibirsk Galkin said that on the Russian television, there is censorship. He also criticized the popular program, especially emphasizing the fact that the TV constantly tell about the events in Ukraine is the Russian agenda.
Later words Galkina was supported by Vladimir Pozner. In defense of the comedian also spoke humorist Vladimir Vinokur. Artem Sheinin and Vladimir Solovyov criticized words Galkin.
Video, photo All from Russia.