The ultra-nationalist veteran of Russian politics Vladimir Zhirinovsky died at the age of 75, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Vyacheslav Volodin, announced on Wednesday.
†His personality is so enormous that it is difficult to imagine the development of the political system of modern Russia without him.‘, he wrote on his Telegram channel about the late troublemaker, who had always ensured that he did not oppose President Vladimir Putin. †He understood very well how the world worked and predicted many things“, he continued. His anti-Western ideas and the grandeur of Russia, which seemed extreme in the 1990s, gradually emerged as dominating public life, including in the Kremlin.”Vladimir Zhirinovsky was an experienced, energetic, open-minded politician and a brilliant orator and polemicist.Vladimir Putin noted, according to a statement. †Always, regardless of the audience, in the most tense conversations he defended a patriotic position and the interests of Russiahe added.
His fellow deputies paid tribute to this explosive and explosive personality with a minute of silence in the Duma. Vladimir Zhirinovsky suffered for weeks through many Russian media after contracting Covid-19. Vyacheslav Volodin called a “long illnessThe Ministry of Health told the Russian authorities that “great specialists, doctors, fought for his life until the end“. Are dead “is a blow to Russia, to the army of its supportersFor his part, commented the Liberal Democratic Party (LDPR), which he led for more than 30 years.
The role of loud opponent
Vladimir Zhirinovsky, classified far right, has taken part in almost all presidential elections in modern Russia and his party has always been represented in local and national bodies, playing the role of a vocal but non-rebellious opponent. It is his diatribes, his warlike outbursts and his improbable appearances that remain in the memory of the Russians, throwing a glass of water into a debate by insulting his opponent, fighting on the grounds of parliament with a deputy…
His last brilliance dates back to December 27, when he predicted 2022″will not be a peaceful year, it will be the year when Russia becomes a power again“, call to “wait until february 22Coincidence or not, on that day Vladimir Putin recognized the pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine’s Donbass on February 21, 2022, before bringing his troops to Ukraine three days later.
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