Peskov denied reports that Putin gave the Valaam monastery of the boat


RIA Novosti

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, denied media reports that Vladimir Putin gave to the monks of the Valaam monastery of the yacht “Pallada”.

Earlier in some Russian media there were messages, from which it follows that the head of state during his visit to the monastery on July 11 gave the monks the boat.

“No, of course,” Peskov said in answer to the question of whether the President gave such a boat.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Cyril in the Holy Transfiguration Cathedral of the Valaam monastery. 11 Jul 2017