Peskov explained the use of Putin’s image in the symbolism of the Putin Team

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in photobacteria Sands. 14 Dec 2017Peskov explained the use of Putin’s image in the symbolism of the Putin Team© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

The use of images of Russian President Vladimir Putin in the symbolism of social movements Putin Team is a manifestation of the popularity and support of the head of state, told reporters on Tuesday, press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

Earlier on its website there was a message that the movement of the Putin Team chose branding. The founder of the Putin Team hockey player Alexander Ovechkin on November 24 announced a competition to create a signature style of movement. The receipt of applications was terminated on 15 December. The vote, which was attended by several dozen thousand people, was closed on the night of 25 December.

«This is not the first case when you use images of Vladimir Putin. It is rather a manifestation of its popularity. And, of course, we are talking about the movement of those who share Putin’s Outlook, those who support what Putin is doing, those who believe in a future President and future candidate, so in this case it is a manifestation of support for President Putin,» said Sands, answering the question of how the Kremlin apply to the use of Putin’s image on the equipment, which was developed by the movement of the Putin Team.

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