The European Commission said that as president of the country, Vladimir Putin is responsible for the policies and actions of the Russian authorities.
This was announced on Wednesday at a briefing in Brussels by the press secretary of the European Commission Nabila Massrali.
So she answered the question of whether the head of EU diplomacy, Josep Borrell, agrees with the accusations of US President Joe Biden against Vladimir Putin.
вЂњUnfortunately, there is a long list of successful and unsuccessful assassination attempts against critics and independent individuals in Russia, including politicians and journalists. Many of these cases have not been investigated, remain unresolved, and the perpetrators have not been brought to justice,вЂќ the spokeswoman said. answering questions.
She recalled that in the case of the attempts on the life of Alexei Navalny and Sergei and Yulia Skripal, the EU imposed sanctions against persons belonging to Russian military intelligence or specific chemical research institutes in Russia.
вЂњThe Russian authorities have also carried out illegal actions in Ukraine and have played a clear role in other conflicts in neighboring countries with the EU and beyond. As President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin is ultimately responsible for the policies and actions of the Russian authorities,вЂќ the spokeswoman said.
As reported, Russian Ambassador to Washington Anatoly Antonov will travel to Moscow for consultations after the latest statements by US President Joe Biden that Russia will pay for meddling in elections in the United States.
The ambassador's call comes after the airing of an interview with Joe Biden, in which he said that Russia interfered in the US presidential election and should pay for its actions. He also answered in the affirmative when asked whether he considers Vladimir Putin to be a murderer.
Putin wished US President Joe Biden health in response to statements addressed to him.