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Media Manager and presenter Tina Kandelaki explained the desire of the chief editor of radio station “Echo of Moscow” Alexei Venediktov touching women’s knees “tactility of the sixties”, which is inherent in the people of his generation. Harassment Venediktov against journalist Anna Veduta she commented in his Telegram channel.
“Let me remind you that before #meetoo hug was never a reason for blame. It’s part of a huge generation of people who even could not imagine that a woman can be regarded posited his arm as harassment”, she said.
According to Kandelaki, Venediktov and touched her knees, and once said, “don’t grow a big ass,” but she took it as an innuendo or harassment. Leading stressed that refuses to consider such manifestations of attention something illegal. Kandelaki added that Venediktov has always supported young and it is in the nature of the editor-in-chief, and “not in the beauty and the forms of young maidens”.
Earlier, the former press Secretary of opposition politician Alexei Navalny Anna Veduta said that in 2012, Venediktov had assaulted her in the car. According to Time, left alone with her, the editor-in-chief motioned for her in the back seat, hugged and touched the thighs, and also volunteered to accompany to the apartment. The journalist denies the charges and says that in communicating with Vedutas crossed borders and did not offer to escort her home.
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