The bill for the burial of the remains of Vladimir Lenin is intended to divert public attention from pressing issues, the first Secretary of the Omsk branch of “Communists of Russia” Vladimir Zhukov. This is the website of the party on Friday, April 21.
“Why this issue is now raised again? As soon as it is necessary that people about something I forgot, the government immediately begins to bury Lenin. Other reasons I do not see”, — he said.
Communist stressed that it is impossible to block people “access to someone who is still a symbol of freedom of the working people”. “If the answer to the cries of the clergy, in fact Lenin is below ground level, and hence buried,” he added.
Earlier Friday, the Communist party leader Gennady Zyuganov called the bill for the burial of the body of Soviet leader the biggest provocation against the Russian state. He stated that the document needs to consider the members of the security Council and give the Communist party an official response. Permanent member of the security Council, the head of the foreign intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin doubted that the appeal Zyuganov will be considered.
The document is about the legal mechanism of reburial of the remains were submitted to the state Duma by deputies from fractions of LDPR and “United Russia” on April 20. The evening of the same day, the United Russia withdrew its signature under the bill. In particular, it says that the documents about the presence of Lenin’s body in the Mausoleum are “outside the framework of law”.