The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov said that Vladimir Putin should be President for life. He told about it on air of TV channel “Russia 24”.
The journalists asked him to clarify the recent statement about the monarchy. Aksenov said that the show was two hours and for some logical chain to build, it was necessary to look first to the entire program. According to the head of the Crimea, the conversation was not about changing the constitutional order, and the powers of the leader.
“I gave some analogies that, for example, if our President Mr Putin in the Soviet Union led the process, I am confident that the Union would not have collapsed. If in tsarist Russia at that time was a man of such character — smart, strong, which hurts the country, too, could be some positive things,” — said the politician.
March 14, Aksenov TV channel “First Crimean”, said: “I think we kind of democracy [as in Ukraine], in the form in which it is presented by the Western media, is not needed. We have our traditional Orthodox values”. “Democracy must be certain, normal limits”, he added, stressing that “today, in my opinion, Russia needs a monarchy”.
Commenting on this statement, the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Putin is a very cool refers to such discussions.