Russian President Vladimir Putin does not plan to attend Queen Elizabeth’s funeral, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said at his daily news briefing on Friday.
Although “Russians respected her for her wisdom,” Peskov said, “Putin’s attendance at the queen’s funeral is not considered.
“ Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, reportedly garnered praise from world leaders and prominent personalities.
when she died on Thursday at the age of 96
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Reacted to the death of Queen Elizabeth
Queen Elizabeth: Premier League postpones gamesWorld leaders pay tribute, Britain mourns, Charles becomes king He died peacefully at Balmoral Castle, his estate in the Scottish Highlands, on the afternoon that marked the end of an era in Britain.
Her death, announced by Buckingham Palace, drew enthusiastic tributes from world leaders, who described him in glowing terms.
The crown immediately passes to her son and heir Charles, who will be officially known as King Charles