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Kremlin: the West can convince Zelensky to negotiate with Putin
The Kremlin welcomes any peacemaking efforts aimed at resolving the situation in Ukraine and does not mind that Western politicians "lure" Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to the negotiating table, said at a briefing the press secretary of the Russian president, Dmitry Peskov.
"You know, President Putin has repeatedly said that we are always happy to welcome any efforts in terms of peacekeeping and support such efforts. As for luring someone, it is better to lure President Zelensky …
Kremlin: deliveries of American air defense systems will not change Russia’s goals in Ukraine
Deliveries of American air defense systems to Ukraine will not change "Russia's goals as part of a special operation,” said Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov.
Peskov noted that Russia sees signals from the United States about its intentions to continue supplying weapons to Ukraine. According to Peskov, this "makes the conflict even more painful for Ukraine."
In addition, he confirmed Putin's meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on October 13.
After yesterday's …
Kremlin: Withdrawal of Russian troops from Kyiv region was a gesture of goodwill
The withdrawal of the Russian troops from the Kyiv region is a gesture of goodwill aimed at creating favorable conditions for negotiations between Russia and Ukraine, said Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for the Russian president, in an interview with the French television channel LCI.
According to Putin’s spokesperson, this "gesture of goodwill" should contribute to the adoption of "serious decisions" during the negotiations of the Russian and Ukrainian delegations.
"We wanted to make a gesture …
Kremlin: Zelensky's statements about Crimea are a direct threat to Russia
The latest statements by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky about Ukraine taking the annexed Crimea back represent a direct threat to Russia, said the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov.
According to him, Zelensky's statement that the regaining control over Crimea should become Ukraine’s main goal and philosophy means that Kyiv "intends to use all available means, including force, in order to encroach on the Russian territory."
Putin's spokesman added that while Kyiv’s …
Kremlin: Putin is concerned about NATO maneuvers in the Black Sea
Maneuvers of warships and aircraft of the North Atlantic Alliance in the Black Sea are a cause of "concern" for Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Russian presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov.
According to the press Secretary of the Russian President, Putin has repeatedly noted that NATO's military activity in the Black Sea is "a matter of concern."
Peskov said that Russia is paying "increased attention" in connection with the entry of American warships into the Black Sea. At the same …
Kremlin warns of ‘decisive steps’ if Ukraine joins NATO
Ukraine's membership in the North Atlantic Alliance (NATO) would be the worst-case scenario, it could force Russia to "take decisive steps" to ensure its own security, said the press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov in an interview for the documentary "Vladimir Putin: the master of the game" of TV channel France 5.
"Ukraine's membership in NATO would be the worst-case scenario. This is a scenario that goes beyond the "red lines" of Russia's national interests. This is the …
Putin’s press secretary’s daughter to secretly marry an influential Chechen in Italy
23-year-old daughter of the Russian Presidential spokesman, Elizaveta Peskova is getting married. Her husband, reportedly, will be an influential 33-year-old Chechen, Ruslan Golbazov.
The upcoming marriage has been reported by the Russian opposition publication Open Media, which is citing two sources who received an invitation to the event.
According to Open Media, the wedding will take place in Italy on the island of Sardinia in the luxury resort of Porto Cervo. It is expected that hundreds …
Kremlin warns of consequences if Ukraine joins NATO
The Kremlin believes that Ukraine's aspiration to join NATO can increase tensions throughout Europe.
"The push towards NATO, on the contrary, can add more instability to the entire European continent," said the press secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov in an interview with Channel 1, TASS reports.
According to Peskov, Ukraine's desire to join the Alliance " can undermine the prospects for normalization of relations" between Moscow and Kyiv and "add a lot of tension around our …
Kremlin: Putin is ready to talk with Zelensky but not about the war in Donbas
Russian Presidential Speaker Dmitry Peskov welcomed the initiative of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to meet with Putin, reported the Russian agency Interfax.
Peskov said the wish to speak should be "only welcomed." He also said that deputy head of the Russian Presidential administration, Dmitry Kozak, is in constant contact with the Office of the Ukrainian President.
At the same time, the Kremlin believes that the dialogue between Zelensky and Putin can be only regarding the …
Kremlin sees no reason to open investigation into Navalny’s poisoning
Russian Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Kremlin does not yet see a reason to launch a criminal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
According to him, first it is necessary to establish a substance, which caused Navalny to fall into into a coma. "We need a reason for an investigation. For now, we are only stating that the patient is in a coma," Peskov said, as quoted by Meduza.
Referring to accusations that …