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International events did not affect the presidential campaign in Russia, said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. His words to the correspondent “Tapes.ru” on Thursday, March 15.
“The election campaign has run its course, and, of course, all of it is a priority. We insist that Russia has nothing to do with what happened in the UK, and, of course, for us now the main thing — it’s internal Affairs”, — said Peskov.
A Kremlin spokesman stressed that the President has repeatedly said that internal Affairs are the priority.
On the eve of Prime Minister Theresa may announced the suspension of bilateral contacts with Moscow in connection with the case of the poisoning worked for British intelligence former GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter. She has officially accused the Russian leaders of involvement in the attempted murder of a former spy. London also adopted a decision to expel a Russian diplomat 23.
The Russian foreign Ministry considered the statement Theresa may flagrant provocation that undermines the foundations of normal inter-state dialogue.
Skripal and his daughter Julia was found unconscious on the street in early March. Currently both are in hospital in critical condition. According to the British side, they were poisoned with nerve agent.
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