Volodin gave advice to girls who have suffered from harassment
Speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin has advised the girls, who accused the Chairman of the Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky in the harassment, contact the ethics Commission, the newspaper “Vedomosti” on Thursday.
Reportedly, Volodin 23 February discussed the situation with leaders of all factions and Vice-speakers.
“The proposed situation should excite, and no one passing them will be. But this problem must be solved only in the legal field. While one party blames the other, to assign blame without investigation it would be wrong,” the newspaper quoted Volodin.
The publication writes that, according to the speaker of the state Duma, affected girls can apply to the ethics Commission with a request for proceedings, it will in any case consider.
Informed the correspondent of TV channel “Rain”, working in the state Duma, during the broadcast with the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky said that the member of fraction “adheres to the female journalists”. As explained by the correspondent, we are talking about the Deputy Leonid Slutsky.
On the website of the TV channel reported that two journalists working in the state Duma, on condition of anonymity, said “Rain” about the harassment by the MP. Zhirinovsky, the TV channel said that the first time hears about it, does not consider such behavior normal, and promised to talk to Slutsky about this topic.
The head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs called slander made against him the charges and expressed confidence that the leadership of the state Duma will understand the situation. Slutsky noted that the attempts to make him “Russian Harvey Weinstein” like a cheap and shoddy provocation and are doomed to failure.
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