Sands: Montenegro accusations about the alleged involvement of the Russian Federation to the unfounded statements


MOSCOW, October 28. In the Kremlin called the allegations of Montenegro to Russia about alleged involvement in the opposition speeches.

“The new reaction is not absolutely required. As before, (is) unfounded accusation”, – told reporters the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.

In the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica since the end of September there takes place protest action against policy of the authorities, including against the country’s entry into NATO. October 17, police tried to disperse the tent city, which led to clashes, during which injured 24 protesters and 15 police officers. Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Djukanovic stated that the actions of the protesters allegedly can stand Russia, which opposes the country’s accession to the North Atlantic Alliance.

The Russian foreign Ministry said that Djukanovic seeks to evade responsibility for the worsening situation in Montenegro, and its accusations against Moscow unfounded. Earlier in the Kremlin have compared the statement of the Montenegrin authorities with the attempt of “finding the devil” and the demonization of the Russian Federation. “Been searching everywhere for some kind of devil, and to continue to demonize Russia – this is such a famous pastime in many countries”, – said Peskov on Monday.

However, the Montenegrin government has repeatedly accused Moscow of involvement in the riots.