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Solovyov responded sharply to the accusations of Poland in the death of Kaczynski

TV presenter and journalist Vladimir Solovyov in an interview with the portal "Ura.ru" said charges in the crash of Tu-154 of Polish President Lech kaczyński, said that Russia has nothing to do with this tragic issue.

As earlier it became known, the Polish Commission for re-investigation of the crash claims that a TNT explosion which was allegedly the cause of the crash, laid on a plane during repairs in Russia.

Slutsky responded to the accusations the UK to Russia

The head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky called untenable claim to British parties of the Russian Federation, expressed in the report of the Committee of Parliament.

According to him, Britain is trying to put Russia on a virtual "axis of evil", while blaming paranoid assessments.

The US charges against Kadyrov needs to be proven in court, said Slutsky

The head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky called the next unfriendly step of the American administration making the US "black list" of the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov and added that allegations of human rights violations must be proved in court.

The U.S. state Department on Monday announced the introduction of Kadyrov in the "black list" of persons, involved, according to authorities, the violation of human rights.

In the state Duma condemned the detention of the SBU 90-year-old veteran on the border with Russia

The head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky called blasphemy at the state level, forfeiture of the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) medal "75 years of great Victory" for the delegation returning from Russia.

Earlier, the head of Kharkiv city organization of the "Opposition Platform For Life," Andrew Lesik on his page in Facebook reported that the SBU in the night of July 13, seized 50 medals for the delegation returning from Belgorod region. According to the policy in the delegation was including 90-year-old veteran of the great Patriotic war and the former Deputy Director of the Kharkiv Malyshev plant Michael Isaev.

Slutsky responded to the accusations the UK to Russia

London further undermined bilateral relations with Moscow, but also its own authority, said to RIA Novosti the head of the Duma international Affairs Committee Leonid Slutsky, commenting on the statement by the head of the British foreign office in relation to the "interference" of Russia in British elections.

The British foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in a written statement to Parliament says that Russia "almost certainly" tried to intervene in the British elections of 2019, on this fact opened a criminal investigation.

United States threatened new sanctions against the "Nord stream — 2"

The US state Department has included the "Nord stream 2" and the second line of the "Turkish stream 2" in the new edition of the recommendations relating to the law CAATSA on countering Russia through sanctions. This was stated by Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.

According to him, the investments and other actions associated with the Russian export pipelines, the risk is under us sanctions.

Russia responded to the threat to the United States because of the "Nord stream — 2"

In Russia reacted negatively to the words of Mike Pompeo on the possible introduction of sanctions against the "Nord stream – 2".

On Wednesday, the Secretary of state said that companies participating in the construction of the pipeline should be "immediately removed" from the project. Otherwise they will have to deal with the consequences. He added that implies that the measures provided for by law CAATSA ("ON countering the enemies of America by sanctions"). Similar restrictions can also touch a second branch of the "Turkish stream".

Slutsky commented on the sanctions against the "Nord stream — 2"

The US is not going to respect someone else's decisions and interests, and sooner or later such a policy is "hurt" by Washington, said the head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky.

Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the state Department published recommendations in the framework of the law on counteraction to Russia through sanctions, including the document "Nord stream 2" and second thread "Turkish stream."

Slutsky commented on Turkey's decision on the status of Hagia Sophia

The head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky has expressed a regret in connection with cancellation by the state Council of Turkey decision of 1934 the transformation of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul into a Museum.

"The issue of changing the status of the Church-Museum of Hagia Sophia only formally it may seem that is an internal matter of Turkey, in fact it is not so. The Hagia Sophia, a UNESCO world heritage site, has the status of a Museum that entails a number of legal obligations on the part of the Turkish authorities on preservation of the universal value of this monument," - said Slutsky RIA Novosti.

Slutsky commented on the new sanctions Britain against the Russians

London has taken another step towards the degradation of Russian-British relations, imposing sanctions against Russian citizens, Moscow will respond carefully and appropriately, told reporters the head of the Duma Committee Leonid Slutsky.

Earlier, the UK published its "Magnitsky list", which included the head of the UK Alexander Bastrykin, representatives of law enforcement bodies of the Russian Federation.

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