Putin met with Yavlinsky at its request, Peskov said

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In the Kremlin confirmed that Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Grigory Yavlinsky at his request, the interview was conducted one-on-one, told reporters on Wednesday, press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

«The President actually met with Yavlinsky, when exactly — now you can not say, but such a meeting had indeed taken place,» said Sands, answering the question.

At the same time, said press Secretary of the President, the meeting was held at the request of the Yavlinsky.

According to Peskov, he «would not say that it is regularly (meetings take place — ed.), but sometimes occur between the contacts». «They have long-standing relationships and contacts, which are not always associated with some electoral Affairs», — said the press Secretary of the President.

The question under discussion at the meeting of Ukraine, Peskov said that he could not give details. «It was a one-on-one, so I don’t have any information about the content of this meeting,» he said.

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