In solidarity with the journalists who reported harassment in the state Duma, and also due to the lack of response from the parliamentary Committee on ethics, editors”.ru” removes from the site materials, statements and references to the Chairman of the Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky.
in addition, our editors will not publish news connected with professional activity of the Deputy Slutsky. The only exception we will make is only for publications that are directly related to the charges of Slutsk in the harassment.
In February, the correspondent of “Russian service Bi-bi-si” Farid Rustamov, producer of “Rain” Darya Zhuk and Deputy editor-in-chief of RTVI Ekaterina Kotrikadze told about the harassment by the Deputy from LDPR Leonid Slutsky. Two of them appealed to the ethics Commission. The meeting was held behind closed doors last Wednesday. According to the results, the Commission found no “behavioral disorders” at the head of the international Affairs Committee.
Parliamentarians did not consider the audio recording of conversations Slutsky with one of the applicants and encouraged the journalists to contact the police.