Putin talks about the progress of the special military operation in Ukraine

Putin talks about the progress of the special military operation in Ukraine

According to the spokesman, at the meeting Defense Chief Sergei Shoigu spoke to the participants about his visit to the operation’s headquarters earlier in the week and Chief of Staff Valeri Guerasimov about his recent international telephone contacts. .

Peskov also noted that at the meeting the leaders of the Senate, Valentina Matvienko; and from the State Duma (lower house of parliament) Viacheslav Volodin, informed the head of state about their recent meetings in Brazil and Türkiye, respectively, where they discussed the issue of the conflict in Ukraine.

Also the foreign ministers, Sergey Lavrov; and Interior Vladimir Kolokoltsev and security chiefs Alexander Bortnikov and intelligence chief Sergei Narishkin were present at the meeting with Putin, Peskov said.

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