The ethics Commission scolded Milonov for a scuffle with LGBT activists

Otari Arshba

The ethics Committee of the state Duma criticized the behavior of the Deputy Vitaly Milonov (“United Russia”) on the may day March in St. Petersburg, said its Chairman Otari Arshba. His words leads to “Interfax” on Friday, may 26.

“We’ve had private conversations with a colleague Milonova. (…) And we at first decided to “specify”. If it happens again, we agreed on the Board that we will invite him and we will understand,” said Arshba.

According to him, the MP has already received four complaints, and in every statement referred to his “offensive statements”.

May 12, the St. Petersburg branch of the “Open Russia” the Duma has asked the ethics Committee to evaluate the actions of Milonova at the may meeting. According to the representative of the organization Anastasia Burakova, he insulted the members of the LGBT column, in particular, promised to “immerse them in the Stolypin car.”

On March 24, the state Duma approved amendments to the regulations authorizing the Commission on questions of Deputy ethics to make comments on the parliamentarians. We are talking about the possibility to specify the choice on the non-violation of generally accepted norms of behavior.

Vitaly Milonov was the Deputy of Legislative Assembly of St. Petersburg. He is the author of the law on gay propaganda. The MP has repeatedly criticized the LGBT movement.

A prison carriage before called the prison car — a special car for transportation of remand prisoners and convicts.