Staged a fatal accident, the actor Mikhail Yefremov explained the role of policy in his criminal case. According to the lawyer of the artist Elman Pashayev, the actor calling the Ukrainian journalists with the question about the political background of the criminal case, as the fatal accident happened shortly before voting on the amendments to the Constitution.

According to the lawyer, Yefremov said that “neither Putin nor anyone else” didn’t ask him to sit behind the wheel of a car in the fatal evening, when he was made an accident, writes “Moskovsky Komsomolets”. Pashayev said that the actor asked him to make a “political statement” for him, stressing that has no relation to the opposition and politics in General.

“I have Nothing against the person of Putin. Why do I have to treat the poor man who feeds us — we, artists, movie makers. After all, we all remember the decline was the culture before… I’m an artist, a clown, and not the opposition,” — said Efremov.

Efremov was also instructed to tell you that does not understand the political part of the amendments to the Constitution, but felt it was “very good” measures of social support.

June 8, Mikhail Efremov made a fatal accident in Central Moscow. Then he was driving in an alcohol intoxication, his blood had traces of drugs. The court, like RT, put him under house arrest until August 9. He faces up to 12 years in prison.