Nikita Mikhalkov has corrected Putin voiced aphorism about patriotism

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in fotoracconti for Russian President Vladimir Putin during pre-election meeting with his Trustees in the arcade. 30 Jan 2018Nikita Mikhalkov has corrected Putin voiced aphorism about patriotism© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

Director Nikita Mikhalkov at the meeting the incumbent President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, who has announced his intention to run for another term, with the Trustees corrected the head of state, voiced aphorism about patriotism.

Putin, speaking of patriotism, I remembered the famous the aphorism: «in our country always, I want to reiterate, there have always been those who said that patriotism is the refuge of scoundrels and so on and so forth». «It’s a stamp like this for a long time», — Putin said.

«The phrase this wrong phrase is: patriotism is the last refuge for the scoundrel. It is a completely different meaning,» — said in turn Mikhalkov.

«Now, they’re cultural figures. With whom you people of culture?»– joked in response, Putin.

The current President, who is running for the upcoming presidential elections as independent candidate, on Tuesday held a meeting with his Trustees in the arcade. Earlier, Putin’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the meeting with the Trustees as a candidate for the presidential elections to be held outside of the presidential working time.

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