Acting President Vladimir Putin, speaking at the campaign headquarters, commented on the statement of the British government on the Kremlin’s involvement in the poisoning of former GRU officer Sergei Skripal. According to Putin, it is full of “nonsense” and “nonsense”.
Vladimir Putin, wins the presidential election, at a press conference at his campaign headquarters said that all accusations against Russia of involvement in the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal are “nonsense”, “nonsense” and “nonsense”.
The head of state explained that the poisoning Skripal learned from the media. “It is simply inconceivable that someone in Russia has allowed himself to such antics on the eve of presidential elections and world Cup football,” he said.
Putin also indicated that Russia has no substance, which was used as a poisoning agent. In his opinion, it is obvious that if this chemical was “fighting”, people “would die on the spot.” “Russia doesn’t have the tools, all our chemical weapons were destroyed under the supervision of observers,” — said the President, adding that Moscow is open to cooperation in the case Skripal, however, sees no interest “on the other side.”
The Russian presidential election in 2018. Chronicle of events
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