Peter Tolstoy proposed to replace the medicines from USA hawthorn and oak bark
MOSCOW, 14 APR — RIA Novosti. Vice-speaker of the state Duma Peter Tolstoy during the broadcast of the program “60 minutes” on the channel “Russia 1” was offered instead of American medication drinking hawthorn and steep the oak bark in the case of response to anti-Russian sanctions.
During the discussion, Boris Nadezhdin said that the possible response of Russia has been a problem for American business, and for Russian citizens. He added that now he drinks the medicines produced in the country, “the opponent”.
“Spit out. The oak bark brew” — ironically advised him Fat.
Nadezhdin said that in Soviet times, when he was diagnosed with hypertension, he was prescribed the hawthorn.
“Well, Yes, the hawthorn,” he agreed with a recipe of the Vice-speaker of the state Duma. After that, he asked the opponent what drugs he drinks, but he refused to name them, so as not to advertise the manufacturer.
After this, Tolstoy said that a possible retaliatory measures involve the prohibition of transactions with companies where the share capital from the United States and other countries that joined the sanctions against Russia, is more than 25 percent.
In comments to radio station “Moscow speaking” Tolstoy explained his replica of hawthorn and the bark of the oak, saying that it was a joke. “If people can’t take a joke, we can only regret the loss of a sense of humor. I think those who discuss it on social networks, could they somehow be reserved” — he added.
Earlier, the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin has taken the initiative to pass a bill responding to the U.S. sanctions against Russia. It provides for the suspension of cooperation with Washington in the nuclear, aircraft and rocket propulsion industries. In addition, the deputies proposed to prohibit the import of alcohol, tobacco, and agricultural products from the United States.