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Russia: 'Mountain brought forth a mouse' - Putin on Mueller report03:39

Russia: 'Mountain brought forth a mouse' - Putin on Mueller report

Russian Federation, Saint Petersburg
April 9, 2019 at 15:49 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin sarcastically likened the Mueller report to “the mountain that brought forth a mouse,” speaking at the 5th International Arctic Forum in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.

“Yes, he was in Moscow as a businessman and frankly speaking it was not an event for us. It is complete nonsense intended only for the domestic audience and used for interior political combat in the US. That is why it would end as the mountain that brought forth a mouse it was clear for us in advance. I told you that all the time,” he said.

The two-day International Arctic Forum brings together international organisations, government bodies, and scientific and business communities from Russia and around the world, to consolidate efforts to ensure the sustainable development of the Arctic and to improve living standards in the region.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin sarcastically likened the Mueller report to “the mountain that brought forth a mouse,” speaking at the 5th International Arctic Forum in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.

“Yes, he was in Moscow as a businessman and frankly speaking it was not an event for us. It is complete nonsense intended only for the domestic audience and used for interior political combat in the US. That is why it would end as the mountain that brought forth a mouse it was clear for us in advance. I told you that all the time,” he said.

The two-day International Arctic Forum brings together international organisations, government bodies, and scientific and business communities from Russia and around the world, to consolidate efforts to ensure the sustainable development of the Arctic and to improve living standards in the region.

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