Milon replied in the words of Boris Johnson about the comparison of Russia with Sparta
MOSCOW, 17 Dec — RIA Novosti. The Deputy of “United Russia”, member of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Vitaly Milonov, commenting on the statement by the British foreign Secretary Boris Johnson about Parallels between Russia and Sparta, compared to the Western countries, not with Athens, and the army of Xerxes.
Previously, Johnson drew a parallel between the confrontation between Russia and the West and the history of the Greek city-States of Sparta and Athens, comparing Russia with Sparta.
“I hope that Mr. Johnson was referring to the resilience and loyalty of our countrymen to their ideals and willingness to defend them even in the minority, as demonstrated by the 300 Spartans in Thermopylae gorge. But I would compare the modern West is not ancient Athens, and the army of Xerxes the Great”, — Milonov told RIA Novosti.
The MP explained that at the moment it is Russia, not London or Washington are on the defense of real European values. “Legions of enemies of family values, the enemies of authentic European culture trying to conquer us and impose us a dictatorship tolerant of multiculturalism and deprive us of economic freedom, replacing them with synthetic substitutes spiritual fast food”, — said the Deputy.