2017-07-12 17:01:00

Peskov denies report of Putin presenting yacht to Valaam monks

Moscow, July 12, Interfax - Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov has denied reports that President Vladimir Putin presented a yacht to the Valaam Monastery.

"No, it's not true, of course," Peskov told journalists asking whether the information was true.

Earlier, media reported that the Russian president presented a yacht worth several million dollars to the monks of Valaam. "Much is being written (...) But it does not mean that all that is true," Peskov said.