Alexei Navalny on his page on Facebook reacted to the failure of the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova to participate with him in the debate, which was scheduled for may 1. The opposition leader said that he was “ashamed” of the diplomat and all foreign Ministry of the country.

"you are a Coward, Bulk, washed-up"

The day before, reported “the Rambler”, Bulk and Zakharova seriously discussed the possibility of holding a debate online. The moderator of the dialogue was to become a journalist Alexei Pivovarov. But at the last moment, the official representative of the foreign Ministry refused from the event, citing the fact that she was restricted in the themes. While Zakharova called Navalny “a total coward”.

“Today I still feel ashamed for the Russian foreign Ministry, and for the Zakharov — his official representative,” wrote opposition (spelling and punctuation of the author hereinafter saved – approx. ed.).

He stressed that “the owners of the huge ratings” demonstrate a pathological fear of open discussion, thus showing their uncertainty.


If this Bulk reminded of the words Zakharova that a vacation abroad is a lot of rich Russians, and the poor should not attempt to travel. FOR this statement, says opposition spokesman should be fired from his post.