Russian President Vladimir Putin has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2021, just weeks after his North American counterpart, Donald Trump, was also nominated for the award.
The nomination was proposed by the writer Sergei Komkov, who announced his decision at a press conference via ‘Youtube’, in which he reported that the candidacy “was sent on September 9 to the headquarters of the Committee”, which received it in Oslo the following day.
It is not the first time that the Russian president has been proposed to be the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. In fact, the same writer already nominated Putin in 2014, driven, he said, by the role of the Russian president in the conflict in the Middle East and Syria.
On September 9, the news of the controversial nomination of the president of the United States, Donald Trump, to the Nobel Peace Prize.
The proposal was presented by a Norwegian MP, Christian Tybring-Gjedde, who justified his decision to White House President’s support for the “very significant” agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.