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Russian Citizenship: Putin and Russian

russian citizenship: Maybe they are not even Russians, but Ukrainians, Tatars or Jews, but with Russian citizenship, which should also be checked, he said, according to CTV. Putin responded brusquely when interviewer Megyn Kelly asked if he condoned the interference that was alleged in last month's U.S. indictment by special counsel Robert Mueller. In an interview with American broadcaster NBC News that aired Saturday, Putin also suggested that some of the 13 Russian nationals indicted by the United States may not be ethnically Russian. It's all the same to me. Putin said Russia has neither the tools nor the will to meddle in elections. To me it absolutely makes no difference because they do not represent the government, Putin answered, according to the Russian-language interview transcript posted Saturday by the Kremlin. ( As reported in the news.