Posted 17 декабря 2020,, 11:57

Published 17 декабря 2020,, 11:57

Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37

Putin commented on the journalistic investigation of the poisoning of Navalny

Putin commented on the journalistic investigation of the poisoning of Navalny

17 декабря 2020, 11:57
Vladimir Putin, at an annual press conference, commented on the media investigation into the alleged poisoning of opposition politician Alexey Navalny.

Let us remind you that on December 14, The Insider, Bellingcat and CNN, with the participation of Der Spiegel, published a joint investigation, which claims that a whole group of FSB operatives participated in the poisoning of Navalny, as well as their names and photographs.

According to the head of state, such investigations are "stuffing", "fabrications", as well as "informational single combat". Moreover, Vladimir Putin believes that this investigation is "the legalization of the materials of the American special services".

“This patient of the Berlin clinic (Navalny, ed.) Enjoys the support of the US special services in this case. And if this is correct, then it’s curious, then the special services, of course, should look after him. But this does not mean that he will be hounded . Who needs it? If they wanted, they would bring it to the end", - the president noted.

Alexey Navalny got sick on August 20 on board a plane flying on the Tomsk-Moscow route. He lost consciousness, and the pilots landed a plane in Omsk, where the politician spent two days in a local hospital, and then was taken to Germany. German toxicologists, and then their colleagues from Sweden, France and the OPCW, found in his body traces of a nerve agent from the Novichok group.

It should be noted that a criminal case on the fact of Navalny's poisoning in the Russian Federation has not been initiated. Navalny himself has repeatedly stated that Vladimir Putin personally gave the order to poison him.

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Vladimir Putin also commented on another journalistic investigation about his alleged former son-in-law Kirill Shamalov. "It is impossible to read this material. I leafed through," Putin said. According to him, in the material itself "everything is heaped up".

Earlier, Vostochnye Stories published an investigation that reported that a company allegedly owned by businessman Kirill Shamalov had bought a stake in Sibur worth $ 380 million for $ 100.