Biden agreeing Putin is a killer is an 'attack' on Russia: Lawmaker

AFP , Wednesday 17 Mar 2021

'Biden insulted the citizens of our country with his statement,' State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin wrote on his Telegram channel, adding that attacks on Putin are 'attacks on our country'

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FILE PHOTO: Democratic US presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about responses to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic at an event in Wilmington, Delaware, US, March 12, 2020. REUTERS

The speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament on Wednesday denounced US President Joe Biden for agreeing with an assessment that his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin is a "killer".

"Biden insulted the citizens of our country with his statement," State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin wrote on his Telegram channel, adding that attacks on Putin are "attacks on our country".

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