Russian President Vladimir Putin during an interview with a leading TV channel NBC Megyn Kelly talked about how it affected him for the last 17 years of being in power.
photo: Natalia Gubernatorova
“You are in charge of this country for 17 years. Tell me, is it somehow affected You personally?”, – Putin asked Kelly.
Putin added that the day before he visited with the Prime Minister of India Piskaryovskoye memorial cemetery where buried victims of the siege of Leningrad. The President reminded that in one of these graves lies his elder brother, whom he never saw.
“And I’ll never forget about it, as well as in what condition our country was in the early 90-ies,” – said the head of state.