Costin responded to media reports about his role in the arrest of the speaker

The head of VTB Andrey Kostin considered unreliable information that he played a role in the arrest of the former Minister of economic development of Russia Alexei Ulyukayev.

“If I were [President of the United States Donald] trump, would say that fake news make unhappy people. I will never comment on the reports, based on sources. There was a magazine Company that got burned on this,” said Kostin in response to a reporter’s question .