The son of Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov is accused of evading the military mobilization announced this Wednesday by Vladimir Putin. Nikolay Peskov became the object of the “departure” of opponents of the Russian regime and refused to go to Ukraine to fight.
“Obviously not,” Nikolai Peskov, 32, replied when he received the call. Supporters of Alexei Navalny, Putin’s biggest opponent, have posed as recruiters, claiming that Nikolai Peskov has been drafted into the army and is due for a medical examination the next day. This is reported by an independent Russian website. insider.
“You must understand that it is not good for me to be there. I have to solve it differently, ”said the son of Dmitry Peskov. “If I have to defend my homeland, I will come forward, no problem, but you must understand the political implications and the nuances of my situation.”
The match took place after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a partial mobilization to unite the armed forces that are fighting in Ukraine. According to Russian officials, about 300,000 people will be drafted.
Dmitry Peskov personally responded to his son’s statements, saying that the conversation was taken out of context. He also stated that his son would takethe only right decision“.
Although Dmitry Peskov has been Putin’s spokesman for over 20 years, his son grew up and studied in the UK. He returned to Russia after completing his academic training, having served in the army from 2010 to 2012, according to the Kommersant news website.
Since March, Peskov’s children and wife have been sanctioned.