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The Kremlin does not seriously consider news by the American media regarding possible strikes by the US military on Russian facilities in Syria, said Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary of the Russian president, as cited by RIA Novosti .
“We no longer seriously consider media reports, because they have completely discredited [themselves]. We pay attention to official statements,” Peskov said.
Earlier, on September 10th, the Wall Street Journal reported that the White House is considering …
The press secretary of the Russian president Dmitry Peskov believes that U.S. President Donald Trump’s call to prevent attacks in the Syrian province of Idlib is a manifestation of a "noncomprehensive approach" to assessing the situation in the region.
"The situation in Idlib continues to be a topic of special concern in Moscow, Damascus, Ankara and Tehran. A nest of terrorism was formed there [in Idlib], "Peskov told journalists.
He commented on the statement of the American leader, who …
During an interview for the TV channel Russia-1 broadcast on September 2, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that former French President François Hollande’s memoirs, in which he describes Putin as threatening to “pulverise” the Ukrainian army, are “an incorrect information disclosure” and a “discharge”.
“It’s not normal. Rather, one could say explicitly that it is an incorrect information disclosure. These ‘discharges’, which frequently do not correspond to reality, they only cause damage,” …
Denouncing the Treaty on Friendship, Cooperation and Partnership between Ukraine and the Russian Federation would be an unwise step for the Ukrainian state. At the same time, the countries’ relations are in a severe crisis, and it would be difficult to make them worse, said Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov, as reported by RBC.
“Bilateral relations are in a situation which would probably be very difficult make worse, [they are] in the most severe crisis, and there are not yet any …
Russian Presidential Press-Secretary Dmitry Peskov told the Russian BBC service the key points of the talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The leaders met on Saturday, August 18, at the Schloss Meseberg in Germany. This was Putin’s first first visit to Germany since 2014.
The negotiations reportedly lasted three hours. Putin and Merkel spoke for a long time face to face in the residence park. The leaders did not give a press conference at the end …
At a meeting of ambassadors and permanent representatives at the Russian Foreign Affairs Ministry on Thursday, July 19, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that foreign policy should be more economically-oriented to match the rising tide of protectionism on the world stage, TASS reports.
According to Putin, the principle of competition and openness in global trade is becoming more frequently replaced by protectionism, economic benefit and expediency, by ideological conjuncture and political …
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his congratulations to his American colleague Donald Trump on the United States’ Independence Day, stated Russian President’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov, reported TASS.
The meeting between Trump and Putin will take place in Helsinki on July 16, in accordance with what the leaders agreed upon. Trump said that they will discuss the issue of Russian interference in the U.S. election. He also said that they will discuss Ukraine and Syria. When asked if the …
Russian President Vladimir Putin is pragmatic about changes in his ratings, he carries on doing his job without looking at these indicators, Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters.
“I would not want to exaggerate. Undoubtedly, the government’s initiative with respect to the pension reform is an extremely socially significant and socially prominent topic. It will be subject to further scrupulous clarification,” Peskov replied, when asked whether the Kremlin is concerned about …
The statement made by Russian President Vladimir Putin that there will be “severe consequences” if there is “provocation from Kyiv” during the 2018 World Cup needs no clarification, Presidential Spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said during a press conference on Wednesday, June 13.
“President Putin sets out his thoughts extremely clearly, and says what he means. What was said is quite straightforward,” Peskov responded when asked to explain what Putin meant.
In a broadcast of the Direct Line TV show …
Press Secretary to the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that the time when there were oligarchs in the country has passed.
“We consider the phrase ‘Russian oligarch’ to be inappropriate. It has been a long time since there were oligarchs in Russia. There are no oligarchs in Russia,” he said.
The representative of the Kremlin made this remark when a reporter asked him to comment on the fact that several oligarchs from Putin’s inner circle were invited to the U.S. for questioning.