Speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin urged the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky and other deputies careful to speak about the peoples of Russia. On Friday, January 20, reports “Russian Newspaper”.
“Russia is a multinational country, so when we are talking about a nationality, when we emphasize their attitude to the people, let’s take this into consideration, because we live in Russia. We believe that we are all brothers, and then we lot will happen,” said Volodin, commenting on the words of Zhirinovsky about the role of some national republics in the collapse of the Soviet Union.
During his speech in the lower house of Parliament, the leader of the liberal Democrats, citing the 1987 article “Russian in the USSR”, stated that the idea of the Soviet government to raise different people “to the level of advanced” to anything good has not resulted. In his view, Russian interests since then have been infringed.
“In the Russian Federation leave 50 percent of taxes in the national republics — 100. For what? That Russian people should live twice as worse? Russian industry, women work, because not enough manpower. In the national outskirts, women sit at home with the children,” — said the politician.
On 17 November, the head of the Duma Committee on culture, film Director Stanislav Govorukhin said that the word “Russian”, which means the multinational must not insult other people. He believes that the Russians have not refer to a nation is a community of people who live in Russia.
In October last year, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has offered to work on the creation of the law of the Russian nation. As noted by a member of the Duma Committee on nationalities Affairs Grigory Ledkov, a document can be developed and adopted within one year. The basis for the document will be the strategy for the development of national relations in Russia.