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Limonov Files October 9, 2007
 
Limonov vs. Western Journalists
British Newspaper Hacks "Other Russia" Story To Bits By Edward Limonov Browse author
 
 

I am thinking now that I am working for "Exile" as reporter, being in same time active participant and even architect of Russian History. Thus, the first Congress of "Other Russia" held in Moscow's Izmailovo Hotel on September 30 was planned and executed by Garry Kasparov and me. As to the idea of participation in the comping Russian parliamentary elections it was entirely my idea. I expressed that idea two years ago, and steadily, have promoted it inside of the Other Russia coalition. Finally it was accepted by my colleagues in the coalition. On October 1st, Kasparov and me, we visited Central Electoral Commission and have handed over the list of candidates for elections of deputies of a State Duma. What I want to say, that I am reporter who is reporting on activity of Edward Limonov--who is oppositional politician. Unusual situation, isn't it?

As to the Western journalists, reporting on activity of "Other Russia" they see what they want to see. Very often what they see has nothing to do with reality. "The Observer" for example, in its article on October 1st, have written such rubbish: "In the past, Limonov have suffered of alcoholism and have written novels in the style of Charles Bukowski...Solzhenitsyn with disdain called him 'insect' and called his writing 'a pornography.' After living some time in the US, Limonov have founded in 1994 National-Bolsheviks Party and have called to put all the liberals in the camps."

When I read above quoted sentences, I said to myself, "The men who write it is an idiot. And degree of his idiocy is exceptional.

Sure, I never suffered of alcoholism, you have mixed me up with Bush. Solzhenitsyn never have said anything about me, although yes, I have attacked Solzhenitsyn in my books and articles. It was in the past, because Solzhenitsyn belongs to the past, and in present he is slowly dying of old age. I am called by many a best living Russian writer, as such I have many faces, and I disregard Charles Bukowski as a boring Californian swine. The United States is not an example or authority for me. And I founded National-Bolsheviks Party after 14 years long stay in Paris, France, not the United States. But foundation of NBP (no party is banned) has nothing to do with the US or France, I founded party out of necessity, for purpose of political struggle. My party is one of biggest and oldest and most disciplined political structures in Russia, despite that party is forbidden. That why Garry Kasparov made an alliance with me. I never called for putting liberals in the camps, needless to say.

My voice inside of coalition "Other Russia" is as important as Kasparov's. I am forced to say all this because "The Observer" is not a first foreign publication publishing idiotic inventions about me. I hope my angry voice will be heard.

French people like Limonov - why don't British reporters?

I'm stating: I am reasonable, pragmatic man, experienced politician, polite as a diplomat. I have child, young wife. I like French books, red wine, camembert and especially oysters. I eat with a knife and fork. What else? I am not a drug addict. I am good looking. I am not overweight as most of Americans and English. My fingers are long, my wrists are narrow. I am not a bald. I know two foreign languages: French and English. I am able to write in both languages, although with slight errors. I am brushing my teeth every day.

I have spent 2-1/2 years in prisons, not for stealing or killing, but for attempt to realize my political ideas. I wasn't broken by Russian prisons. No other Russian politician have prison experience. If one has any questions to ask, ask, don't reprint idiotical inventions. Just ask. Because you look stupid, dear foreigners, stupid "Observer."


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