The Russian leadership has challenged the data about the letters of the President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to the former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, where Putin as if he was asked to stand up for Russian Federation.
"This is not true," said the press Secretary of the head of the country Dmitry Peskov correspondents on the first day of the weekend.
on the last working day of the week online version of the weekly stated that If he received one of the versions of several letters from the President of the Russian Federation, where the themes of the Ukrainian fall. According to Spiegel-Online, the Bureau of Kohl in the Bundestag is not assured, nor denied these data.
the journal emphasizes that the position of Kohl on foreign policy issues still has weight in the party Christian democratic Union. First of 85-year-old Kohl has repeatedly stated about the danger of isolation of Russia to European security. He also said that the West bears a share of the blame for the crisis in Ukraine.