"Fun fact: for Shevchenko's hate to Russian fascistsallowed to put his portrait next to a portrait of Hitler and savedhis monument in Kiev," says the story.
The 8 minutestory, in particular, expressed disappointment that the Orenburgregion celebrates Shevchenko's March, but not Pushkin'sJune.
"By the way, notonly there is no Pushkin June in Orenburg region, but there is no,for example, Yesenin's October," says the story.
"It would be moreunderstandable if the Russian-Ukrainian friendship immortalizedGogol in Orenburg. Nikolay's contribution to Russian literature isundeniable," said the anchor.
"But where does itcome from, this ardent worship of Russophobe Shevchenko, which wecultivate year after year, setting up a month in his name? That isunknown. Why do our children need these strange and apparentlyalien idols, when our multinational literature has those who we canreally be proud of," he added.