Russian President Vladimir Putin has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize.
Putin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told reporters the nomination did not come from the Kremlin, the Russian state news agency Tass reported Thursday.
According to Tass, a group of Russian public figures led by writer Sergey Komkov submitted the nomination to Oslo on Sept. 10.
“If this decision is made” to award Putin the prize “great, if not, it’s no problem as well,” Peskov said, Tass reported.
President Donald Trump picked up two nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize this year.
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