Milon will be tested on ethics after a scuffle with members of the LGBT community

Vitaly Milonov

St. Petersburg branch of the “Open Russia” has asked the state Duma Committee on ethics to assess the behavior of the Deputy Vitaly Milonov on the March along Nevsky Prospekt on may 1. About this newspaper “Kommersant” on Friday, may 12.

According to the representative of the organization Anastasia Burakova, Milon insulted the members of the LGBT column, in particular, promised to “immerse” them “in the Stolypin car.” As punishment she offers to oblige the MP to apologize publicly and to forbid him to speak in the plenary.

The ethics Committee promised to investigate the situation, the newspaper notes.

Milonov, in its turn, stated that he had nothing to apologize to “Open Russia.” “What is happening reminds me of a bullfight: picador Milon skewers raging bull — liberalism”, — said the Deputy.

May 1 “Fontanka” reported that the deputies had a conflict with the opposition and representatives of the LGBT community who marched on the Nevsky prospect.

The MP has repeatedly criticized the LGBT movement. He is the author of the law banning gay propaganda.