Putin sees theoretical possibility of Tucker Carlson’s arrest in US
At the same time, the Russian leader emphasized that it will be "hard to press this type of charges against Carlson"
Putin admits he was not fully satisfied by interview with Carlson
The Russian leader said he was preparing to give his response to pointed questions, asked in an aggressive manner, but his opponent has chosen the tactics of a patient listener
Putin says he talked to Carlson about so-called Jewish pogroms
The demonization of Russia, related to interethnic developments, to Jewish pogroms in the Russian Empire, became one of the issues that Putin and Carlson discussed when the cameras had already been switched off
Putin says Carlson who opted for tactics of patient listener is "dangerous man"
Russian President explained that he imagined Carlson "would behave in an aggressive manner and would ask so-called sharp questions", but "surprisingly for a Western journalist, he was patient"
Putin accuses Western leaders of twisting his remarks about reasons behind special op
Russian President said that he has never "said that the beginning of our special operation in Ukraine was due to the threat of NATO’s attack on Russia"
US to show its true nature if Carlson is arrested, says Putin
"From the point of view of making people around the world realize what a modern liberal-democratic dictatorship is, which is vividly represented in today's US ruling class, it would probably be a good thing" if Carlson is arrested, Russian President said
Putin says it is good Western leaders have seen his interview with Carlson
Russian President thanked journalist for being a mediator in communication with Western leaders
Putin, Carlson spoke briefly 'off the record' after wrapping up interview — Kremlin
The US journalist said earlier that he chatted with the Russian president after their interview, it was not on the record and Carlson refused to disclose what they spoke about
Putin's interview with Carlson starts 'non-mainstream' discussions in Europe — Kremlin
According to Dmitry Peskov, the interview is very high-profile