Actor Mikhail Yefremov staged a drunken accident in which one person was killed, appealed to the public through his lawyer Elman Pashayev.
Yefremov told that it is not a political case (whatever journalists wrote), no one behind the wheel drunk to take it did not ask for, neither President Vladimir Putin nor anyone else. The opposition is not relevant, because it is the power “feeds” the creative people, moreover, Putin has done a lot for the development of culture; we all remember what it was before the decline. Performances in “Citizen poet” – the job that pays the money, nothing more.
the Actor stressed that he is a clown, an artist, and not the opposition. For a poetry reading (and exactly the same poems they wrote about Gorbachev, about Yeltsin), he received fees. Yefremov also commented on the vote for the amendments to the Constitution. He said that the political part of the amendments does not understand, and measures of social support endorses, transfers of MK.
on the Evening of 8 June on Smolensk square drunk Efremov flew at high speed into the oncoming lane and head collided with the van Lada. The driver, who was driving the van in a few hours died in the hospital.The actor faces from 5 to 12 years in prison. He is now under house arrest. Efremov has repeatedly stated that pleads guilty and is ready to assist the family of Sergey Zakharov. Moreover, he is even willing to adopt children of the deceased driver.