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… – Dmitry Sergeevich, Trump said that if he were the president of the United States, he could end the conflict in Ukraine in one day, – the journalist from Komsomolskaya Pravda suggested discussing such a topic to the official representative of the Kremlin on Friday, 27 of January. -In closing-because of some kind of deal (however, he didn’t name what it might be), and not by inflating the Ukraine with weapons. In the morning I talked with Vitaly Korotich, who knows America well, because he lived there for a long time. He says it’s pure campaign rhetoric because Trump wants to be president again. And what do they think of the Kremlin? Is there any chance that Biden will do what Trump wants? And what would that option be?
“Look, probably, in theory, Mr. Trump is not far from the truth,” Peskov said. -The President of the United States, indeed, if he wants to put an end to this conflict, he can do it very quickly. Using, let’s say, the opportunity from him, in fact, just give instructions to the Kyiv regime. Enough instructions to the Kyiv regime from Washington, the corresponding instructions, and all this can be completed.
Of course, not in one day, not in two… But the key to the Kyiv regime is largely in the hands of Washington.
At the same time, we now see that the current head of the White House does not want to do this, does not want to use this key, on the contrary, he chooses the path of further pumping weapons into Ukraine, and so on. so on.
– That’s all? Thanks.
Then the RIA Novosti journalist Elena Glushakova, “in continuation of the question from her colleague from Komsomolskaya Pravda,” as she herself put it, asked:
– Trump also warned against the transfer of tanks to Ukraine, wrote that after that the conflict could take on a nuclear dimension and it was necessary to immediately stop this crazy war. Does the Kremlin agree with this and do these words of Trump, these fears of his, have any basis?
“We can agree with these words in the sense that, in fact, there is an escalation of tension,” Peskov said. – The escalation of tension is produced, among other things, by those decisions that are made, first of all, in Washington and under pressure from Washington – in European capitals. This concerns the supply of weapons, tanks, this and that, the continuation of the discussion now about the aviation component …
In that sense, yes, the degree of tension is increasing.
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In the same briefing, the following question was asked:
– On the eve of the anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad, former Prime Minister Sergei Stepashin proposed to change the name of Volgograd to Stalingrad. Such talks have already been going on for more than a year; in general, is this being discussed in any practical way?
“No, there are no discussions on this topic,” Peskov replied.