Browsing: Dmitry Peskov

Trump said he pulled out due to tensions over Russian forces opening fire on Ukrainian navy boats and then seizing them and their crew on Sunday near Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014.

“The fact that the president did not attend the matches [of the Russian team] does not mean that [he didn’t cheer for the Russian football players:] he did root for our team,” Peskov said in a conversation with reporters.

“For now I can confidently confirm that the president will visit the World Cup opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday.