Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Novaya Gazeta editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov on being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2021.
The head of state’s congratulations were voiced at a meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club, which was attended by the chief editor.
Putin said he would give Muratov the Nobel Peace Prize for his charity work.
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on October 8 to Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov and his Philippine counterpart Maria Ress.
Muratov was congratulated by Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov and US President Joe Biden.
Earlier Dmitry Muratov gave an interview to “AiF”, in which he said what he thinks about his work, politics and charity.