Putin was informed of the case of a Russian woman sentenced in Kuwait
The Russian Foreign Ministry is actively trying to help Russian Maria Lazareva, who was sentenced to ten years in prison in Kuwait. Now he can face the death penalty, protection from fears. Putin knows this situation, Sands assured
Russian President Vladimir Putin is aware of the case of the Russian Maria Lazareva, who was sentenced to Kuwait to ten years in prison for the misappropriation of $ 60 million from Kuwait state funds. On this, as the correspondent of RBC, told the journalists the press secretary of the head of state Dmitry Peskov.
At the end of last week, the detainee of the lawyer Ekaterina Dukhina told Izvestia that her client in Kuwait also wanted to impose a waste of funds. According to the defense, these accusations could be condemned to death for Lazarus.
Peskov, answering the question of RBC, if the Kremlin is in talks with Kuwait's leadership on the death penalty in the face of the Russian woman, said: "No, there is no Kremlin line." This, he said, is managed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
"In fact, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs provides assistance to our citizens in protecting their interests," added the presidential press secretary. On the very clear question of RBC, if the Russian president is aware of the problems, Peskov replied: "Certainly, in the course, because the information arrives and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs works energetically."
Maria Lazareva is the executive director of the investment company Kuwait and Gulf Link Transport Company (KGL), which is also a Pentagon contractor. The organization with this contract delivers food to a contingent of US military bases in Kuwait.