He told this in the TV show “60 minutes” on the channel “Russia 1”.

So he responded to an article the Financial Times that in Moscow and St. Petersburg in April, died at 72 per cent more people than average over the past five years. According to Tolstoy, the authors of the article believe that Russia is a strange country, because he lives not as in the West. “And it means "we have some wonderful" and, consequently, because of this, they can about Russia to write anything,” he said.

According to Vice-speaker of the state Duma, the paradox is that in the West, Russians believe “some devils” and they write about Russia anything. “And we have things in all seriousness are discussing and so forth,” said Colon, adding that we need to deal with them.

Earlier, commenting on the publication of the Financial Times about the underreporting of victims of coronavirus in Russia, the who representative Melita Vujnović reported that in the country there are evidences of a conscious lowering of mortality. Deputy head of the faction “United Russia” in the state Duma of Adalbi Shhagoshev said that the newspaper needs to explain what evidence would make such a statement.

In Russia, according to the latest data revealed 232 243 cases in 85 regions. During the last day recorded 107 deaths. For the entire period in Russia from the coronavirus died 2116 people.