Maduro says attacks on Russian culture, athletes pure Fascism

TEHRAN, Apr. 13 (MNA) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called attacks on Russian culture and Russian athletes pure Fascism on Tuesday.

"This is pure Fascism," Maduro commented on remarks by Venezuelan legislator Tania Diaz who said that Russia became a victim of "global censorship" while its "culture and sports are under attack," TASS reported.

The Venezuelan president spoke within the framework of an international summit on fighting Fascism organized by the country’s authorities marking the 20th anniversary of a coup attempt directed against Venezuela’s then President Hugo Chavez.

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