Contents tagged with Dmitry Peskov

  • Daughter of Putin’s spokesman interns at European Parliament for pro-Russian MP

    Yelizaveta Peskova, daughter of Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov, has been working as an intern in European Parliament for a French MP, Current Time reports. 

    Her job gives her complete access to European Parliament’s facilities and databases, including its internal computer network and the MP’s internal network. 

    Peskov’s daughter, who is currently 21 years of age, officially registered as an intern in the office of EU Parliament member Aymeric Chauprade. Her name and surname can be …

  • Russian politician: Mercenaries of private military companies may destabilize situation in Russia

    The head of the committee of the All-Russian Officers' Assembly, Yevgeny Shabayev, in an interview with the radio station Echo of Moscow, stated that returning from abroad Russian mercenaries, who have taken part in hostilities in different countries, cause a threat to the stability of the situation in Russia. 

    “One of the most important problems in the army today is the creation of certain forces that were unknown until this time, which in fact, replace the Russian Federation security forces …

  • Russia denies it reached a deal with Japan on the return of Kuril islands

    The press secretary for the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov stated that a deal between Russia and Japan about the return of the Kuril Islands is not possible, and anything said to the contrary is speculation, Interfax news agency reports.

    “During the last few days, we have seen numerous arguments, political speculation that there is already some deal on the transfer of the islands and so on. It is not so,” he said.

    According to him, the Russian leader and the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō …

  • Kremlin spokesman expects changes in Washington's position toward Eastern Ukraine

    Press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov stated in an interview with on January 21 that the Kremlin expects changes of “modality” in the USA’s position regarding settlement of the conflict in the East of Ukraine.

    “In what direction will it change, how it will transform, will the new modality of the USA’s position regarding Ukraine contribute to the settlement - we will see very soon,” Peskov said.

    He expressed hope for “a constructive position” of the …

  • Reports Allege That Chechen People Are Forced To Display Support for Kadyrov

    There have been reports from the Russian Republic of Chechnya that government officials, teachers and students throughout the territory are being compelled to show support for the Chairman of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov.

    The Russian online edition Znak reported that the employees of the Ministry of National Policy, External Relations, Press and Information of Chechnya and its subordinate offices there were ordered to attend a flash mob on Thursday and rally in Grozny, the Chechen …