Russian Security Chief Calls Opposition Leader To 'duel'
Russian President Vladimir Putin's close ally and chief of the National Guard on Tuesday challenged Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to a "duel" and threatened to turn him into "steak".
Moscow, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 11th Sep, 2018 ) :Russian President Vladimir Putin's close ally and chief of the National Guard on Tuesday challenged Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to a "duel" and threatened to turn him into "steak".
Wearing his uniform, Viktor Zolotov spouted threats and insults in a video message to Navalny, who last month alleged corruption in the National Guard and is currently in jail for violating anti-protest legislation.
"You, Mr. Navalny, have never faced payback," Zolotov said, after rubbishing Navalny's corruption expose as slander. "Nobody have given you a quality kick in the ass. In a way you feel it in your liver." "I simply call you to a duel, to the ring, to the tatami, to wherever. And I promise to make a juicy beefsteak out of you in just a few minutes," he said in the video posted on the National Guard's official website.
Previously Navalny had alleged Zolotov himself -- a former head of Putin's security detail who was appointed to the current newly-created post in 2016 -- was "very rich" and that his family owned several luxury properties.
"And who are you, Navalny, I want to understand what you're made of," he said.
"It's clear you've been made in an American test tube... you are tasked with pouring mud over everything... to destabilise the country's political and economic situation," he said.
"You have no country, no Fatherland."Zolotov added that "if you use offensive or slanderous language against me and members of my family, I promise you that before I step over you and wipe my feet on you, I will host a show for all employees of the Russian National Guard."