Reports that several Russian paratroopers were allegedly buried in Pskov should be further verified, the Russian president's press secretary Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday evening.
"Certainly, this information is obviously being verified by all appropriate agencies. But, at the same time, it should be checked in great detail before any conclusions can be drawn on that score," he said.
When asked whether any inquiries were already under way, Peskov said: "I do not know this for certain. That is why I am not saying this."
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