a Member of the state Duma Commission on Deputy ethics of the Communist party Vladimir Pozdnyakov has explained the decision to justify the MP Leonid Slutsky’s charges of sexual harassment. He told about it in interview “to the Ribbon.ru” (read the full version here).
According to him, the question was considered at the meeting — is ambiguous, as the words of the affected journalists, it is impossible to prove. On the one hand, said Pozdnyakov, if the Slutsky guilty, should be punished according to the law, on the other — representatives of the media have themselves to blame for the incident, either to slander parliamentarians.
“Just see for yourself: available or unavailable. It is possible to show the rotation of the head, raising of hair, tilt that helps to consider… I notice and hairstyle, jewelry, and clothing — as she tried to look. There are things that can be seen. We men can feel it,” he said.
the Editors”.ru” in solidarity with the journalists Farida Rustamova (“Russian service Bi-bi-si”), Darya Zhuk (“Rain”) and Ekaterine Kotrikadze (RTVI) removed site, the materials, statements and references to the Chairman of the Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky. An exception is made only for publications that have a direct relation to the accusations of MP in the harassment.