The Kremlin urged not to link the attack to Kasyanov with the Chechen leadership


The attack on the Chairman of PARNAS Mikhail Kasyanov is a hooligan trick, which should not be linked with the Chechen leadership. This was stated press Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov, reports “Interfax”.

“In General we can say that an attack on any person, not just protected should be recognized as invalid”, — said the spokesman. He noted that “there is no need for someone to identify with the Chechen leadership or leadership of other regions”.

“It’s about hooligan antics, which, of course, to be deplored,” concluded Sands.

As previously described himself Kasyanov on Tuesday night two men of “non-Slavic appearance” you threw a cake at the restaurant, they were shouting “you are the enemy” and “we’ll take them”. “I link attack with my political activism. I think today’s attack is in direct connection with the fact that [Chechen leader Ramzan] Kadyrov had posted threats to me and I filed a complaint to the investigative Committee and the FSB,” — said the politician.

Kasyanov also said that he went to the police to investigate the incident. Wednesday morning, the Metropolitan police announced that law enforcement agencies are investigating into the incident in the framework of administrative law.