Resounding rejection of the United States to the Russian accusations about the alleged attack on the Kremlin: “Purely and simply, they are lying”

John Kirby, spokesman for the White House National Security Council (REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein/file) (EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/)

The White House denied this Thursday any involvement in the alleged attack with drones against him kremlinafter the Russian spokesman, Dmitry Peskovaccused Washington of leading Ukraine to do so.

“We have nothing to do with it,” he said. John Kirbyspokesman for the White House National Security Council, on the chain msnbc. “Pure and simply, peskov He is lying,” he added.

Russia says Ukraine conducted a “terrorist attack” during the night of Tuesday with two drones, with the aim of killing President Vladimir Putin. kyiv denies the accusation.

Peskov said Thursday that “decisions about these types of attacks are not made in kyiv, but in Washington.”

“kyiv only does what they ask it to do,” he added.

The Kremlin incident comes amid other recent explosions and derailments in Russia and in occupied Ukrainian territory.

Kirby reiterated Thursday in msnbc that Washington does not support or condone Ukraine attacks outside its borders.

“Both in public and in private, we have been clear with them that we do not encourage or allow them to attack outside of Ukraine,” he said.

Growing doubts about the attack

Despite the claims of the kremlindoubts about the alleged attack grow.

As early as Wednesday, the United States said it was taking extreme caution Russia’s statements. “I would take anything that leaves the Kremlin with great care,” warned the US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.

Ukraine He also denied that his security forces were attempting to assassinate putin. Ukrainian President, Volodimir Zelenskysaid that Russia would seek to falsely accuse Ukraine and other countries because “He has no victories to celebrate and you can no longer motivate your audience and send soldiers to die as if nothing had happened.

According to him Institute for the Study of Wara nonpartisan analyst group based in Washingtonthe government of Russia staged the drone attack “in an attempt to bring the war to the Russian national audience and set the conditions for broader social mobilization” in the country.

France described as “strange” and “mysterious” the attack, and issued a warning to Moscow not to attempt to assassinate Zelensky, a scenario posed by some Russian officials.

A possible explanation of the event was provided this Thursday by the former Russian deputy Ilya Ponomarev.

According to the former legislator, linked to militant groups in Russia, the alleged drone attack on the Kremlin was the work of “Russian partisans, not from the Ukrainian army”. It would be about “young people, students, residents of big cities” who oppose Putin’s government.

“I cannot say more, since they have not publicly claimed responsibility yet,” Ponomarev said.

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