The journalist of the American TV channel NBC in an interview with Vladimir Putin for which he came to Russia, asked the Russian leader about the entrepreneur Eugene Prigogine. “I know such a man, but not consider him a friend,” commented the leader of the Russian press reports that an influential businessman, whose name is mentioned in the scandal with the alleged interference in the elections of the United States.
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The journalist asked if Prigogine is associated with the fighting in Syria, the Russian mercenaries. Putin admitted that businessmen are the interests in the fuel and energy complex of this country. But the authorities of the Russian Federation does not support, not help Prigogine, he said: “It’s his personal initiative”.
On the subject of Syrian oil, the Russian interest: a mysterious “deal Prigogine” discussed economists
A number of media claims that Prigogine may be associated with PMC “Wagner”, the men of which, according to some, protect the oil fields in Syria.
The assumption that Prigogine may do his kind of “dirty work”, the Russian leader rejected. “I don’t do no dirty work. All I do is open”, – Putin said. In his view, Americans in this case, judge for yourself – they have someone for the “dirty work”, and they think the same deals, and Russia. “Nothing like this”, – assured the President of the Russian Federation.
In the previous part of the interview, the journalist NBC sought from Putin’s answer to the question about interference in American elections. A team of spectacular Mueller thinks there was a 13 Russians, including Prigogine. Putin said that he “still”, because these people do not represent the Russian government. He also suggested that some Russians can work in including the USA
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