In the Commission of the state Duma responded to the offer Venediktov "take a pill"
The state Duma Commission on investigation of facts of interference in the Affairs of Russia is ready to discussion with the chief editor of radio station "Echo of Moscow" Alexei Venediktov, who responded to the Commission's activities in relation to Financial Times and The New York Times the advice "take a pill".
The head of the Committee Vasily Piskarev said earlier that the Commission has asked the foreign Ministry to take steps to the American Newspapers The New York Times and The Financial Times after biased article about the situation with coronavirus in Russia until the withdrawal of the accreditation. The Russian foreign Ministry also said that the letters to the editors of the Financial Times and the New York Times with a demand to refute the published disinformation.
Venediktov in mid-may, in his Telegram-channel reminded that the FT and NYT have written about the fact that deaths from the coronavirus in Moscow on 70% more than the statistics. At the same time, he said, cepstral Moscow indicated that "60% of deaths from other diseases during the autopsy showed infection with crown". After that, the anchor asked rhetorically, where is the contradiction, and, turning