Chief editor of the newspaper “Moskovsky Komsomolets” Pavel Gusev
Chief editor of “Moskovsky Komsomolets” Pavel Gusev has published a column responding to criticism from the Deputy Director VGTRK and the presenter of the program “Vesti Nedeli” Dmitry Kiselev.
Guseva column begins with the words “the informer and villain, cling to the Russian journalism”. It Glavred “MK” responsible for statements, Kiselyov made in the “news of the week” on may 29. In his transfer Kiselev called “crap” material “MK” called “Kiselevsky banks”, emerged after analysis of the plot of “Russia 1” the French TV channel Canal+. In addition, the Deputy Director of VGTRK criticized the reaction Gusev for his inclusion in the sanctions list of Ukraine.
“Pavel Gusev strangely protested in response to declared against him <…> sanctions. In a strange way — because the sanctions already imposed on hundreds of our journalists. But only Pavel Gusev in response was indignant — a pier as so, I’m on your side, good day, I’m in Russia not like everyone else, one of the few independent,” — said Kiselev.
Gusev back turned to him as their “former” friend and called Kiseleva “the undressed eye”. “You twerking from one news to another, who can not read and listen, I repeat: I am a native Muscovite but I for years I lived in Ukraine, studied there, taught the Ukrainian language, because my father, an officer in the Soviet army, where he served. I loved and love Ukraine. But I do not accept everything that is happening there now. For me, this mode is incompatible with democracy. My homeland has always been Russia, and I am a patriot of Russia,” Gusev wrote.
Glavred “MK” stressed that he as the Chairman of the Union of journalists of Moscow “it is a shame that people who can’t read and grasp the meaning of written, relevant to our profession.” Gusev said that “in my lifetime” he saw a lot of politicians, political events, smart and not so smart people”. “I saw a lot of provocateurs. You’re not the best of them, because stupid and limited. <…> Suggest you, Dima, to refrain from meeting with me. It’s not a threat. I will not beat, but to communicate you it won’t be fun,” concluded Gusev.
Personal sanctions against the heads of some Russian media Petro Poroshenko introduced on may 27. Just black list includes 17 people. Among them the General Director “the First channel” Konstantin Ernst, General Director of the TASS news Agency Sergey Mikhailov, the former General Director of channel LifeNews Ashot Gabrelyanov, the chief editor of the TV company RT (Russia Today) Margarita Simonyan, chief editor of the newspaper “Moskovsky Komsomolets” Pavel Gusev, General Director of VGTRK Oleg Dobrodeyev, as well as the chief editor of “Russian reporter” Vitaly Leibin.