MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin’s previous guardian has rejected a resistance pioneer’s welcome for a TV banter in the wake of difficult him to a duel.
Gen. Viktor Zolotov, head of Russia’s National Guard and Putin’s long-term protector, recorded an uncommon video deliver to restriction pioneer Alexei Navalny a month ago, difficult him to a duel over his examination concerning defilement at the National Guard.
Navalny, who was discharged Sunday in the wake of burning through 50 days in prison for an unsanctioned dissent, put out a video Thursday, repeating his cases and welcoming Zolotov to a TV banter.
Zolotov revealed to Russian news organizations on Friday that he had tested Navalny to a genuine duel and that he doesn’t need an open exchange with him.
Navalny’s video got more than 2.6 million perspectives in under multi day.