In the presence of Sergei Lavrov, at the Security Council, Kiev’s allies denounced Russian “cynicism”.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says his son fought in Ukraine

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry PeskovA figure in the Russian political elite confirmed that his son Nikolai took part in the attack in Ukraine, months later, accused of wanting to avoid being sent to the front. “He made this decision, he was an adult. Yes, indeed, he participated in a “special military operation”. In Ukraine, Dmitry Peskov told reporters, declining to provide further details.

On Saturday, the chairman of the paramilitary group, Wagner, Evgeny Prigogine33-year-old Nikolai Peskov said he worked “With courage and valor” He served six months in eastern Ukraine, undercover, under a different identity, as a Typhoon multiple rocket launcher for Wagner’s forces. “Of course, for the people, this is an unusual situation, because everyone is used to the fact that the children of the elite are hidden by their parents”, Mr. Prigogine made the comments in a statement released by his press service. He said that Nikolai Peskov advised him not to serve in the Russian regular army, so as to be placed in the rear at headquarters or sent to the army. “Meat Slaughter Machine” In the first line.

Mr. After these statements of Prigogine, daily Komsomolskaya Pravda Published an interview with Nikolai Peskov. “his duty” and should have received a medal for his achievements in arms. Six months ago, Nikolai Peskov was accused of wanting to avoid joining the army after comments he made during a telephone prank.

At the end of September, after the announcement of military mobilization in Russia “area”A blogger who supports jailed adversary Alexei Navalny called out Nikolai Peskov live, pretending to be a recruiter for the Russian army. “If you know that I am Mr. Peskov, you must understand that it is not entirely right for me to be there.”Nikolai Peskov confirmed, noting that he would not allow himself to enlist. “I have no problem with protecting the motherland. But first I need to understand what can be done to me.He pleaded.

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Opponents, but also activists who support the offensive in Ukraine, continue to allege that members of the Russian political elite used privileges to prevent their relatives from being sent forward.

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