Moscow, September 13. Magazine Focus disown insults to the Russian President Vladimir Putin, explaining a quote in the article about Angela Merkel, "an ironic play on words". According to the press Secretary of the edition Alice Wagner, the Russian leader called "the hard nut" and it's all in the subtleties of translation.
the Founder and leader of the liberal democratic party Vladimir Zhirinovsky in an interview with Federal news Agency noted that the editor-in-chief of the journal Focus can be implemented by a spy.
"WikiLeaks already said that in back in 2008 the German government introduced in edition Focus spy. Now, apparently, appointed editor-in-chief", — said Vladimir Zhirinovsky.
Recall that the press Secretary Focus Alice Wagner said that "through language, the editors did not intend to insult or humiliate Putin"
"Hurry, first it was ironic," said she, adding that German Hund — dog, almost the same as the "die hard" — harter Hund.
She also noted that the irony is impossible to render adequately in Russian.
In 2008, WikiLeaks actually published the materials from which it became clear that the Federal intelligence service of Germany introduced at the Focus of the spies who followed the work of the editorial staff..
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