Due to the disappearance of Western music and films from online services in Russia as a result of the sanctions introduced for Russian aggression in Ukraine, the Deputy Chairman of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Dmytro Medvedev called on Russians to resort to piracy.

He stated this in a comment to Russian propagandists.

"You know what?

Look for the right pirates and download from them.

Now I approach this according to the principle "what they wanted, they got."

And let them take the money," suggested the offended official, who was once known for his love of Western rock music.

With this step, Medvedev hopes to bring the rights holders to bankruptcy.

"If they left us - all kinds of Netflix and others, then we will download it all and use it for free.

I would spread it all over the network to cause maximum damage to them, so that they go bankrupt," he encouraged the Russians.

Medvedev's proposal immediately received a lively response from Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov.

At the same time, the press secretary of the owner of the Kremlin accused the Western countries of having "seized" Russian assets.

"We are dealing with pirates - [these are] those who robbed us, those who seized our assets, stole our assets... The phrase "pirate content" should be perceived under a different sauce," said Peskov

We will remind, earlier during a visit to the Sverdlovsk Region of the Russian Federation, local advocates of a sober life appealed to Dmytro Medvedev with a call to give up alcohol and introduce a "dry law" for himself, because the country needs "reasonable leaders." 

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