Moscow. April 16. INTERFAX.RU — In the Kremlin do not see anything unusual or illegal in the statements of the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov about the “Novaya Gazeta”.

“We got acquainted. It (the statement) is very emotionally. But now the situation is very emotional,” said Sands.

“the head of the region chooses the practice (of a treatment). Anything forbidden or illegal about it,” said press-Secretary head of state.

On the question of whether public response to Kadyrov, Peskov said: “No, do not consider it necessary”.

Sunday “Novaya Gazeta” wrote that he had contact with some participants in a mass funeral in the village of Novye Atagi in early April, and they reported that they were not tested for the coronavirus, only ordered to comply with self-isolation. The publication also claimed that in several districts of Chechnya was quarantined hospitals and doctors do not have enough masks and personal protective equipment.

In the editorial office of “Novaya Gazeta” reported that the Prosecutor General’s office demanded from Roskomnadzor to block the article of the special correspondent of “Novaya Gazeta”. “As stated in the document, which was received in the editorial office of the Prosecutor General’s office found in the article “Death from the coronavirus that causes the lesser evil” April 12, “invalid public significant information disseminated under the guise of reliable reports, which poses a threat of harm to the life and health of citizens, property, the threat of mass violations of public order or public security”. While the letter does not specify what the material Milashina interpreted as pacnews,” — said in the “New”.

it was Noted that Roskomnadzor demanded during the day to remove the article, threatening to lock the entire site. “Shortly after publication, criticized the publication was made by the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov: he called the problems in the region “nonsense” and publicly threatened Milashina”, — stated in the message of “Novaya Gazeta”.

Later, chief editor Dmitry Muratov said that “the New newspaper” have fulfilled the requirement of Roskomnadzor, to restrict access to the material and after receiving clarification from the state office of public Prosecutor does not exclude recourse to the requirement to lock.