Exclusive: Tonight I spoke with President Putin’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In part one of our conversation, I pressed him on civilian casualties in Ukraine and Russia’s ultimate aim in invading the country.
In part two of my exclusive interview with President Putin’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov, he refused to rule out use of nuclear weapons by Russia, and insisted that despite Alexey Navalny being sentenced to nine more years in jail, “no one is afraid of him.” Watch here.
“The situation is really terrible” in Mariupol, says Igor Zhovkva, deputy head of President Zelensky’s office. “They [Russia] were not letting people evacuate… They want a symbolic surrender, a symbolic capitulation of the city,” he adds, but “never, ever Mariupol will surrender.”