LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky called on to toughen punishment for throwing political figures with green paint. His words are the party’s website on Tuesday, may 2.
“That man threw chemicals in her face. It vision problems, burns, and General hooliganism. For public figures such actions carry a negative value, and should be punished more severely”, he said.
Zhirinovsky admitted that in school he sometimes threw ink-pots, “but it was self-indulgence”. “I want to propose the following: if a politician is going to a public event, let them report to the local police that he needed protection, regardless of his political views. (…) Follow this Prosecutor should to every citizen of Russia was under protection,” he explained.
Earlier Tuesday, Deputy Secretary of General Council of “United Russia”, state Duma Deputy Yevgeny Revenko said that actions such as the burning of balconies politicians and throwing them in the green stuff, not a means of political struggle, and crime. According to him, the investigation of each such incident should be conducted with care.
27 April unknown splashed in the face of opposition leader Alexei Navalny green paint. The incident occurred at the exit of the Moscow business-center “omega Plaza”, where the office of Fund of fight against corruption. The politician received a chemical burn of the eye. March 20, opposition leader pelted with balls of green paint in Barnaul.
In late February, unknown poured paint the leader of the party PARNAS Mikhail Kasyanov.
As a rule, such action constitutes an investigation under article of the administrative code “petty hooliganism”. The offender faces a fine ranging from five hundred to one thousand rubles or arrest for up to 15 days.