During President Vladimir Putin visit to Vienna, said that Russian government had not been involved in the private activities of Yevgeny Prigozhin, the business or in the interference in the 2016’s US election race.
He also said asked people to draw a distinct line in between government of the Russian Federation or Russia as the corporate entities and state when it comes to Mr. Prigozhin. He said that it is true that Prigozhin is associated with the gastronomical industry and has a restaurant in St. Petersburg. However, he asks the people if they really think that someone who owns a restaurant having the ability of hacker can own an IT company. Putin states that he has no ideas what Prigozhin is actually doing there. He believes that a man like this is not going to affect the election of US or as such any other European country.
According to Putin, the decline of Western politics and media has to really impressive if an owner of a restaurant from Russia can have an impact on the election process of US. He states that if we ask Prigozhin personally, he will certainly tell you that Russian state did not have play in it.
Putin has connect with a lot of people in Moscow and St. Petersburg all throughout his career. He has mentioned that Mr. Soros from US meddles with all kinds of situations around the world and he often says that US as a country doesn’t have anything to do with the private endeavors of Soros. If people take this then Prigozhin’s is also a private endeavor.