Kremlin says Putin agreed to interview with Tucker Carlson because he differs from ‘traditional Anglo-Saxon media’
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed on Wednesday that Vladimir Putin gave an interview to American political commentator Tucker Carlson, according to Russian state media.
Asked by journalists why Putin decided to speak to Carlson, Peskov said:
Peskov was also asked to comment on Carlson’s claim that “not a single Western journalist has bothered” to interview Putin since Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine. The press secretary said that, on the contrary, the Kremlin has received numerous interview requests, but that they were all from Western media outlets “that take a one-sided stance”:
This is a developing story.