US President Joe Biden is a career politician and there is hope that there will not be any impulse-based movements, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with NBC TV channel.
The Russian leader noted that Biden “is radically different from Trump because President Biden is a career man. He has spent virtually his entire adulthood in politics.”
“That’s a different kind of person, and it is my great hope that yes, there are some advantages, some disadvantages, but there will not be any impulse-based movements, on behalf of the sitting U.S. president,” Putin said.
Russian President said that he does not worry about Biden’s scandalous remarks on him.
“I always guided by the interests of Russian people and Russian state. And some kind of labels – it’s not something I worry about in the least,” Putin said answering a question on his reaction to Biden’s interview, where he called him “a killer.”
“Over my tenure, I’ve gotten used to attacks from all kinds of angles and from all kinds of areas under all kinds of pretext, and reasons and of different caliber and fierceness and none of it surprises me,” Putin said.
According to Putin, using such labels has become normal for US political culture, probably under Hollywood’s influence, but this does not seem normal in Russia. “Look, you know, I don’t want to come across as being rude, but this looks like some kind of indigestion except that it’s verbal indigestion,” the Russian leader said after NBC’s Keir Simmons mentioned by name some individuals who have been killed in recent years. “You’ve mentioned many individuals who indeed suffered and perished at different points in time for various reasons, at the hands of different individuals,” he said.
The full version of the interview will be aired on Monday.
Biden gave a notorious interview with ABC in March, which caused a public outcry. The US leader said that Moscow would have to “pay a price” for its allegedly meddling in America’s elections and agreed when asked if Russian President Vladimir Putin was a ‘killer’.