Shevchenko called the cause of the fight with Svanidze

TV presenter Maxim Shevchenko said that the reason for his fight with a colleague and historian Nikolai Svanidze, a live radio «Komsomolskaya Pravda» was a different approach to the interpretation of the history of the country. He told about it in interview to TV channel «360”.

According to Shevchenko, Svanidze was the first to threaten him and had to answer for it. «I never hands first not dissolve. Was a verbal discussion. I told him: «Kolya, you spit on the graves of Soviet soldiers.» He said to me, «You bastard. If you were closer, I’d slap your face»,» said the presenter.

«He went to me, I stood up, hands off behind his back. He hit me, after that I, instinctively, he responded. He flew into a corner,» added Shevchenko.

Earlier in the Internet appeared the video — fragment broadcast live from the studios of the radio station «Komsomolskaya Pravda», where a fight broke out between guests. Both participated in the program, during which they discussed the question of «whether Stalinism disease.»

Svanidze said that Joseph Stalin before the beginning of the great Patriotic war «brought the country to a catastrophic state», and called Shevchenko «bastard», he accused his opponent of insulting the memory of fallen Soviet soldiers and called it «down and out demagogue».