The President of group of companies “Sapsan” Sergey Shmakov, who gave the apartment to the Belarusian Andrei Fomochkin, taken the flag of Russia at the Paralympics in Rio, offered to give shelter to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Shmakov believes that Putin is still “a thousand years to be at the helm, all this our farm to rule.” However, the President proposed to transfer the apartment to the children.
photo: Natalia Gubernatorova
His statement the businessman Sergei Shmakov made in the radio station Business FM. First, he explained why he gave the apartment to the Belarusian Fomochkina, comparing his act with Gagarin’s flight. “What’s wrong with this? The Russian flag that was raised everywhere, I’m all for it,” explained the businessman.
Then he said that we, that is Russia, the whole world envies because we are fortunate with the President. Shmakov said that he says it sincerely and asking God for health for Mr Putin and “another thousand years to be at the helm, all this our farm to rule.”
“There would be a possibility, and I would have the President of the apartment presented, just fear, will not… he does not need,” – said Shmakov.
After some time, followed by the reaction from the Kremlin. Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Vladimir Putin has heard the statement of Sergey Shmakov right in the air. He explained that to accept such gifts Putin can not and never does, but he would be happy if the apartment is handed to those who need it – children without parents or sick children, orphans. “And in this case it could be a joint gift from entrepreneur and President for these children,” – said Peskov.
The radio announced the decision of the President Sergey Shmakov. That surprised a quick and immediate reaction of the President and said that he needed to gather his thoughts. Shmakov again began to praise the President, noting that not only about the problems of the world thinks, and he is “with us here.” “President of the people, by the people. He is with us”, did not get tired to shout Shmakov.
Finally, realizing that the apartment still will have to pass on to children, he said he will do it with pleasure and even himself furnish it with furniture, of course, “in gratitude to Vladimir Vladimirovich that he heard me.” Shmakov again stressed that “make it pretty” and will wait when Vladimir Vladimirovich will tell you who needs this apartment.