Press Kremlin Secretary Dmitry Peskov commented on information that appeared in a number of media that on Thursday, January 27, the people of St. Petersburg complained about the closure of Piskarevsky Cemetery due to commemorative events with the participation of President Vladimir Putin. Photos of people at the cemetery fence, who are watching the head of state about to lay flowers inside, began to circulate on social networks. It was also claimed that among those allegedly not allowed to go to the cemetery were survivors of the blockade.
Photo of the day: Vladimir Putin arrived to lay flowers at Piskarevskoye Cemetery in St. Petersburg – in honor of the 78th anniversary of the complete liberation of the city from the fascist blockade. At the same time, the blockade runners themselves were not allowed into the cemetery – they left them standing behind the fence.
Photo: Alexander Demyanchuk/TASS pic.twitter.com/5ydhvKMytZ
– Novaya Gazeta (@novaya_gazeta) January 27, 2022
Peskov told Rise to move around the cemetery & nbsp; they did not block and citizens were free to enter the territory.
& quot; They only asked a little to wait when Putin laid the flowers & quot ;, & mdassh; & nbsp; added Peskov.
He noted that & quot; and that it was very fast & quot; it didn't take more than 10 minutes.
& quot; & mdash; & nbsp; So that's not true & quot ;.
Today, on & nbsp; According to the Kremlin press service, the president “honored the memory of the fallen soldiers-liberators and the inhabitants of the city.”
Dmitry Peskov told reporters what Putin knows about MEPs' initiatives on DLR and LPR. The Communist Party of the Russian Federation had previously announced the need to recognize these republics and called on United Russia to provide them with weapons. “Putin is aware of this view. He likes how sensitive this issue is, but now without the president's reaction, “Peskov said.
He noted that the situation in unrecognized republics is very” painfully perceived “by our deputies. “Our MPs,” our citizens cannot be indifferent to the fate of the people of Donbas, & nbsp; but so far it is a party initiative, “Peskov emphasized. something new & raquo ;.
Photo: pixabay.com Ukraine and potential war are increasingly appearing in the series American publications. Journalist Tucker Carlson has found that large military-industrial corporations are behind the aggressive propaganda. The American Thinker magazine reports about it.
The author pointed out a series of articles in Politico that are available to users without a subscription. In addition, newspapers are distributed free of charge in Washington. Each such publication is signed with the phrase: “Presented by Lockheed Martin Prime.”
“Lockheed Martin” & mdash; & nbsp; Next to the articles is an ad unit, which you can click to go to the official website of the F-35 & mdash; it is produced by this company.
Carlson also pointed out publications in another publication & mdash; Washington Post. There was an article entitled “Biden must show that the US is ready to support Ukraine militarily if necessary,” wrote one Michael Vickers, a former Special Forces and CIA officer. It turned out that after his resignation he was appointed to the board of defense of BAE Systems.
“This is a godless alliance of many branches of world government, arms dealers, mercenaries and the media. The coalition benefits from wars, so its members persuade governments to join the wars, and then the conflicts drag on indefinitely, & mdash; & nbsp; Carlson believes.
Also read: & nbsp; US response to Russian security proposals was considered a direct confrontation
Vice-President of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev said Russia could not deploy its military bases in Cuba and Venezuela because those countries were trying to get out of isolation and restore normal relations with the United States. “” Venezuela, Cuba are our partners, close to us. countries pursuing an independent foreign policy. But these are absolutely sovereign countries. We cannot place anything on their territory, because such actions must be in line with their geopolitical position and their own national interests, “he added.
Medvedev said that Venezuela and Cuba wanted to break out of isolation and restore normalcy. . relations with America. In this regard, we are not talking about the deployment of Russian military bases on the territory of these countries.
According to him, it is wrong to talk about the deployment of bases. This can cause tensions in the world.
“We have some agreements with some countries about the presence of our troops, such as Syria. But overtaking and saying that we want to place our military base here is bad and it can cause tension in the world, “he stressed.
Former Interpol Head of Ukraine Kirill Kulikov Ve NASH made a statement that Russia's unexpected entry into NATO could ease tensions in the world.
According to him, the idea of Moscow's entry into NATO was expressed by “some American media”.
“The main task of the military-political bloc, as I understand it, is to face modern threats of terrorism, regimes and the like. “The Russian Federation's accession to NATO would therefore solve all the problems that have accumulated,” Kulikov added./p>
Among other things, Kulikov recommended that stakeholders seek a way out of the difficult foreign policy situation by non-military means.
According to Alexei Puskov, Chairman of the Federation Council Commission for Information Policy, Moscow at the moment, he is not considering the possibility of political recognition of the self-proclaimed republics DLR and LPR.
Also in an interview with “Ukraine.ru”, Pushkin said that He stressed that the Russian side could use the armed forces only in the case of Kiev's direct military operations against the self-proclaimed republics.
“I do not rule out that there may be provocations, namely is a very dangerous moment. Kiev may try to approach hellish sanctions with great provocation, it is possible, & mdash; proposed by the senator.
Deputy Head of Presidential Administration Dmitry Kozak in the comments He said that Germany and France should not put pressure on Ukraine to end the conflict in Donbas as soon as possible. “The pressure on a sovereign state is unnecessary … Ukraine must understand what it needs … to end the fratricidal war, the intra-Ukrainian conflict … without selective execution,” Kozak stressed. p>
Kozak at the Quartet meeting: almost zero progress
Deputy President of the Federation Council Committee for international affairs Vladimir Jabarov commented on the US response to Russia's security proposals received by the Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday. According to him, such an answer cannot satisfy Moscow.
“We have gathered everything together – our fantasies, claims,” said the RIA senator.
He added that “we will not accept such an answer.” p>
In general, the US response suggests that Washington is going into a direct confrontation and is beginning a global confrontation, Jabarov believes.
Earlier, US Secretary of State Antney Blinken said the response to Russia's proposals had been agreed with the Allies and also with Ukraine and to ensure a diplomatic way to resolve the situation. The diplomat stressed that the states are open to dialogue and that their goal is further negotiations with the Russian side. In particular, he indicated that he expects talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the coming days.
The Ministry of Justice has updated the register of foreign media agents, added LLC “LPNM “And the New Chapter Publishing House.
The founder of LPNM is journalist Maxim Zagovora, who was listed in the register of media acting as a foreign agent in November last year. The new chapter belongs to Radio Liberty journalist Andrey Grigoriev, who was recognized as a foreign agent in early December.
The total number of publications, journalists and companies in the register reached 115.
Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on Wednesday, the powers of the russian delegation were ratified by a majority vote. 97 members out of 142 supported the adoption of the relevant resolution.
“The Assembly has decided to ratify its powers,” the resolution said.
PACE expects the decision to
Recently, participants in the PACE winter session protested against Russian MPs.