The Kremlin has denied the publication of Reuters about Putin's daughter

Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov denied the information contained in a Reuters story about Vladimir Putin's daughter. Previously, the agency said that the head of the project Innopraktika Katerina Tikhonova was the president's daughter. 
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Publish to Reuters, dedicated to the daughter of the president of Russia Vladimir Putin, is not true, said a spokesman for the head of state, Dmitry Peskov, RBC reports.

"I can refute the information, contained in the Reuters», - he said the president's press secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters. He said that based on the denial of the Chairman of the Board of Gazprombank Andrey Akimov.

According to Peskov, indicated in the material that Akimov said that "any citizen is Putin's daughter." The press secretary said that it was the information he denies. Akimov himself was surprised by the publication, said Peskov.

As for the president's daughters, continued Peskov, something about them he can not say. "I have no information about Putin's daughters, it's not part of my duties," - he stressed.

Earlier, the press service of Gazprombank said that the data set to Reuters, are "direct rigging." As follows from the statement of the bank, which was received by the RBC, Akimov read with surprise and bewilderment material in whichm he is credited with the statement that the director of "Innopraktiki" Katerina Tikhonova is the daughter of the president of Russia.

"Such statements, Mr. Akimov did. Akimov was very surprised that journalists such respectable publications have made not just a distortion of what was said, and direct manipulation ", - stressed in Gazprombank.

The Reuters quoted Akimova material that he knows Katherine Tikhonov childhood and talked to her lately. "I knew she was the daughter of Putin", - quotes agency predpravleniya Gazprombank. The publication also attended Akimova saying that the decision to support "Innopraktiki" projects Gazprombank was made "regardless of family ties."

Reuters also learned that 29-year-old Tikhonov earlier this year called herself the wife of Cyril Shamalova - son Nicholas Shamalova, which the agency calls an old friend of Putin and shareholder of the bank "Russia". Reuters received independent confirmation of her confession made during a visit with Shamalova Switzerland.

Reporters RASSC AgencyAzali that they sent Dmitry Peskov, a request that was asked to confirm whether Ekaterina Tikhonova is indeed Putin's daughter and whether her husband Cyril Shamalov. "We have no information about his personal life, family ties, marital status, academic activities, involvement in specific projects and pedigree Ms. Tikhonova and other persons mentioned in the request", - said in the Kremlin's response.

Earlier, RBC wrote that "Innopraktika", headed by Tikhonov participates in the scientific and technological Valley State University, the cost of which is not less than 110 billion rubles. ($ 1.7 billion). According to the deputy director of the Foundation "National Intellectual Development" Natalia Popova, Tikhonov is a member of the working group, which is engaged in study of details of the concept of the valley.