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In the state Duma will examine the controversial publication of "Medusa" on the Rzhev memorial

The state Duma Commission on the investigation of interference in the Affairs of the Russian Federation from the outside, examine the publication online publication of "Medusa" on the Rzhev memorial on compliance with the legislation, told reporters the head of the Committee Vasily Piskarev.

Earlier edition published an article with an illustration that made fun of the monument to Soviet Soldiers in the Rzhev: the publication compared the monument with a negative faceless creature the Dementors from the famous series of books about boy wizard Harry Potter.

He noted that the publication of the "jellyfish" repeatedly came into the view of the Commission. "We are carefully considering this and other publications, subject to their compliance with the law, including for the adoption of possible response measures", - said the MP.

Piskarev also reported that at the initiative of the Commission, law enforcement agencies are currently conducting inspections in the publication of "Medusa" on the distribution in Russia of coronavirus COVID-19.

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