Support The Moscow Times!

Now is the time to support independent reporting from Russia!

Contribute Today

Kremlin Endorses Book of Putin’s Quotes

The Kremlin has endorsed a book of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s quotes, which was presented at a book festival on Red Square on Friday, the Slon news website reported.

During the presentation of the book, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that he believes there will be more books published about the president, both in Russia and abroad, Interfax reported.

Peskov said that Putin's “record level of popularity and trust given to him in Russia and around the world means he will leave a mark in history and therefore all the interest in Putin is both understandable and natural.”

The book festival at Red Square will continue until June 6, celebrating both the birthday of Russian author Alexander Pushkin and Russian Language Day.

Read more

Russia media is under attack.

At least 10 independent media outlets have been blocked or closed down over their coverage of the war in Ukraine.

The Moscow Times needs your help more than ever as we cover this devastating invasion and its sweeping impacts on Russian society.