Producer Marek Chunkevichu dismissed from the Polish channel TVP after the apology to the Minister of Culture of Russia Vladimir Medina can offer work in the center of the Russian-Polish dialogue and agreement. This “RIA Novosti” press secretary of the minister Elizabeth Anisimov.
«Director of the Center of Russian-Polish dialogue and consensus Yuri Bondarenko has already expressed willingness to Marek Chunkevicha the expert’s position”, – she said. The representative of the head of the department noted that the Ministry of Culture action channel is considered a violation of freedom of speech and censorship cynical exercise.
The scandal erupted after Medina was interviewed by the Studio Wschod (“Studio East”). Commenting on the theme of demolition of monuments to Soviet leaders in Poland, in particular, General Ivan Chernyakhovsky, he said that the military chief did not kill anyone. In response, leading Maria Pshelomets said that he beat her grandfather.
After that Chunkevich sent to the Russian Embassy in Poland a letter of apology. TV Guide stated that it was his personal decision, and dismissed him. Medina in his osered accused the media of Poland in the information war against Russia.