Contents tagged with Peskov

  • Kremlin warns of lengthy legal battles if West uses frozen Russian assets to support Ukraine

    If Western countries decide to use the frozen assets of Russia to support Ukraine, this will lead to very long legal battles, said the Kremlin spokesperson, Dmitry Peskov, during a briefing on Monday, February 5.

    "In case such decisions are made, they would be deeply unlawful, and for those who make these decisions and those who implement them, there would be very long-term legal implications stretching over many decades," he assured.

    Peskov stated that tampering with "someone else's property" …

  • Kremlin: West will 'get tired' of supporting Ukraine

    Russia is hopeful that the West will "get tired" of providing assistance to Ukraine, said the Kremlin’s spokesperson, Dmitry Peskov,  at a press briefing.

    "According to our predictions, fatigue from this 'conflict' and the absurd sponsorship of the 'Kyiv regime' will grow in various countries, including the United States. This fatigue will lead to fragmentation of the political establishment," said Peskov.

    However, he believes that the United States will continue to support the Ukrainian …

  • Kremlin: NATO’s security guarantees for Ukraine violate Russia's security

    Russian presidential spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said that providing Ukraine with security guarantees is dangerous for the Russian Federation.

    "Providing Ukraine with any security guarantees is extremely erroneous and very dangerous, they encroach on Russia's security. This can lead to negative consequences and make Europe much more dangerous for many years," said Putin’s spokesperson.

    Earlier, Peskov said that Ukraine's accession to NATO would be a threat to the Russian Federation.

    The U.S. …

  • 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 …