Contents tagged with Peskov

  • Peskov speaks of problems in prisoner exchange between Ukraine and separatist republics

    Russian Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov has spoken of issues in the exchange of prisoners between Ukraine and the two unrecognized republics, the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) and Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR).  "There are many problems that complicate the exchange itself," TASS reports.

     “The leaders of the unrecognized republics, [while] agreeing in general with this initiative (by Medvedchuk), noted that all details of the exchange with Kyiv still need to be agreed upon. And …

  • Peskov reports 60 false bomb threats on Putin's motorcade route in St. Petersburg

    The President’s Press Secretary, Dmitry Peskov, has said that more than 60 false calls were received on Friday reporting 50 explosive devices laid along the route of the Russian president’s motorcade to St. Petersburg.

    Russian President Vladimir Putin visited St. Petersburg on Friday, where he took part in a Cultural Forum and met with cultural figures.

    "Approximately 60 calls were received, which reported approximately 50 explosive devices laid in various facilities, including along the way …

  • Navalny’s Anti-corruption fund publishes report on wealth of the son of Putin’s press secretary Peskov

    The Anti-corruption Foundation, headed by Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny, published an investigation into Nikolai Choles, the son of Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary of the Russian president.

    Choles is Peskov’s son from his first marriage. He lived in the UK but arrived in Russia in 2011-2012. Since then, this son of an influential father has led the life of a millionaire. He goes horse riding, drives expensive cars and travels by private planes.

    The press secretary’s heir …

  • Peskov: Lavrov gave a message to Trump from Putin

    Dmitry Peskov, the Russian president's press secretary, said that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, during his visit to Washington, conveyed a message from President Vladimir Putin to U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian news agency TASS reported.

    “Absolutely,” Peskov said in answer to the question from journalists about whether Lavrov brought a message from Putin when he met with the American leader.

    The Kremlin’s representative explained that “the contact [between Lavrov and Tillerson] …

  • According to Putin's financial disclosure, he makes less money than his press secretary

    The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin earned 8,858,432 rubles (157,243 USD) in 2016, as indicated on Putin's financial disclosure, published on April 14th on the Kremlin's website.

    Compared to the previous year, the President's income declined by about 33,000 rubles (586 USD). In 2015, Putin's income amounted to 8,891,777 (157, 835 USD).

    However, Putin's Press Secretary, Dmitry Peskov, in 2016 earned 12.8 million rubles (227,000 USD). The income of Peskov’s wife, ice skater Tatiana Navka, …

  • Peskov speaks about the influence of Trump’s daughter on his decision to strike Syria

    Press Secretary for the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, made comments about the influence of U.S. President Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump on her father's decision to strike Syria. According to the representative of the Kremlin, Russian authorities in no way meddle in the domestic affairs of the heads of other states.

    “Trump’s family relationship is not a matter for the Kremlin. The Kremlin is very careful in order not to interfere in domestic affairs of other countries and even more so in …

  • Peskov: Putin and Trump could meet in July

    The meeting of Russian and US presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump could take place at the G20 summit in Hamburg in July, said Dmitry Peskov, Press Secretary to the Russian president.

    “If we don’t arrange an earlier summit, their meeting presumably could take place at the G20 summit in Hamburg in July, because this is the first place where their paths could cross,” Peskov said in a CNN interview.

    Responding to a question on what the first meeting of the two leaders could be, the press …

  • The Kremlin: Moscow is ready to fight ISIS without US help

    Russia is ready to continue the fight against ISIS, without the help of the United States, as stated by the Press Secretary of Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, while commenting on the report by the Associated Press that US President Donald Trump plans to postpone the “deal with Russia.”

    “Moscow will continue the fight against ISIS,” Peskov said, as reported by TASS.

    It was reported earlier that Trump discussed minimizing the interaction with Russia in the fight against ISIS with his allies …

  • The Kremlin confirms that Putin and Poroshenko conducted phone conversations

    According to Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, have talked on the phone, but have not discussed the question of the a cease-fire in Avdiivka, as reported by Russia's TASS news agency.

    "It is a fact that the cease-fire in Avdiivka was not discussed. What took place was an exchange of views and expression of mutual concerns at the escalation of the tension, " said Peskov.

    Earlier on Thursday the media, citing …

  • Peskov denies Surkov was against the annexation of the Crimea

    Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov was not opposed to the annexation of the Crimea by the Russian Federation. This was stated by Vladimir Putin's press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, reported Snob.

    "It was not known to me that someone was against it," said Peskov.

    Earlier in February, former State Duma Deputy Denis Voronenkov, who recently acquired Ukrainian citizenship, said that Surkov was against the idea of ​​annexing Crimea and the decision on it "was taken by one man."

    As reported, …