Investigators interviewed the Archpriest Smirnov, after the words

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Archpriest Dimitry Smirnov has given an explanation to the investigators in the process of checking his statements, in which the priest compared the civilian women with “free prostitute”, according to “”.

“Yes, I was contacted on this issue”, – said Smirnov, noting that is not afraid of a criminal case, because it doesn’t consider your comparison offensive.

“It was a private conversation that was nobody’s business. My students were called in their youth café and asked about it – I explained on the fingers. Several other formulations I explained this to law enforcement authorities”, – said the Archpriest.

He believes that “never insulted anyone” and all charges he called “slander and distortion of the situation which was created by the journalists.”

Now investigators are checking on the article “inciting hatred and enmity” against Dimitry Smirnov.

Previously, Smirnov called “prostitutes” who agrees to the cohabitation. According to the Archpriest, men enjoy free of charge the services of such women, seeing them not wives, but only “temporary joy”.

If a man does not dare to register the marriage, not considering your partner as a spouse, he concluded.

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