Photo: Alexei Druzhinin / RIA Novosti
Press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov did not comment the visit of the President Vladimir Putin on a motorcycle without a helmet during a visit to the Crimea. It is reported by RIA Novosti.
“I was on vacation at this moment,” explained Sands.
August 10, Vladimir Putin driving a motorcycle “Ural” and in a leather jacket came to the bike show, which was organized by the motorcycle club “Night wolves” at mount Gasfort at Sevastopol. The company the Russian President was the head of Crimea Sergei Aksyonov and acting Sevastopol Governor Michael Razvozhaev. Putin also watched “Griffin” and praised the production. The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine expressed its protest because of the visit of the President of Russia to the Peninsula. The Ministry called Putin’s trip to Crimea a “gross violation by the Russian side of the state sovereignty and territorial integrity” of Ukraine.
In may 2018 Putin at the opening ceremony of the Crimean bridge drove a KAMAZ truck not strapped belt. The FSB said at the time that the head of state did not violate traffic rules, since the trip over the bridge took place before its official opening.
Russian legislation provides the penalty of one thousand rubles for a motorcycle or moped without a helmet and riding without a seat belt.
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