The statement about stupid and moronic population of the Urals were affected all residents of the region, and individuals. So his words explained the leader of LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky in an interview with “Komsomolskaya Pravda”.
The politician said that 20 years ago he “failed to mention that there is some influence of Ural ores, metals”.
“And it may be, affects the character of the people who live there,” he added.
According to Zhirinovsky, some residents of the Urals “there is perseverance, so it’s better to let it all collapse”. As an example, he cited the first President of Russia Boris Yeltsin and the disgraced chiyoumen Sergius.
In January 2012, “Komsomolskaya Pravda” has posted on his website a fragment of an interview Zhirinovsky TV channel “top secret”. In it the leader of LDPR has declared that the failure of Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin to govern effectively due to their origin. In particular, according to the MP, in the Urals “generally stupid people”. “There morons live. From Perm to Ekaterinburg is terrible. This population is moronic. It may be healthy, but if you take his intelligence, he is stupid to stop”, — said Zhirinovsky, noting that to make such conclusions it allows many years of experience traveling around the country.
Later, the statement of the leader of LDPR was the reason for the lawsuit on protection of honor and dignity in court Zhirinovsky was filed by the General Director of open company “the Resource” Alexey Reutov. However, the judge refused to satisfy the plaintiff’s claims.