Leading the “First Channel” Ivan Urgant apologized party “Communist Russia” for jokes about the restored monument to Vladimir Lenin in the Krasnodar region.
«Yesterday was Forgiveness Sunday. One of the most revered holiday party members “Communists of Russia”. There May Day, the Day of the medical worker, of course, and Forgiveness Sunday … Dear party “Communist Russia”, forgive us, for God’s sake “- presenter apologized jokingly in the program” Evening Urgant “, which was published on Monday
«Specially for you we will be at the beginning of the program to put the titer” Warning! The program may contain distorted leaders. If you see at the beginning of our program this titer, all – switch on the “Dom-2″, – added Urgant
Earlier, the Krasnodar branch of the party “Communist Russia” demanded to remove from the air leading the show “Evening Urgant” on. “First channel” and to institute criminal proceedings for inciting social discord because of jokes about Vladimir Lenin, said the publication “Yugopolis».
The party said that sent a grandmother of Ivan Urgant Nina Urgant letter asking to boycott grandson as long as he did not apologize to Lenin and Krasnodar. In addition, the Communists announced their intention to appeal to the governor of the Krasnodar Territory Veniamin Kondratyev with a request to deprive the leading transfer Ivan Urgant and Dmitry Khrustalev opportunity to relax and make the resorts of the Krasnodar Territory.
Episode “Evening Urgant”, which became the cause of the disturbance ” Russian Communists “, aired on 11 March. The subject of jokes became leading restored statue of Lenin in the Krasnodar region. The photos demonstrated in the transmission, Lenin lips unnaturally extended forward. In addition, the restorers made too long hand of the leader, and the palm turned to the side. Presenters discussed the photos Urgant suggested that the expression of Lenin’s face says that he does selfie, moreover, the leading noted that it was “the first monument to the nasolabial injection in history».
Representatives of the “Communist Russia “clarified that circulated on the internet photos are not relevant to the monument to Lenin, established in the Krasnodar territory, and is a fake.