MOSCOW, December 27. /TASS/. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova called “interference in the elections in the Russian Federation” statement of the Department of state in connection with the refusal of the CEC of Russia from check-in to participate in the presidential elections of 2018 blogger Alexei Navalny. About this Zakharov wrote on his page in Facebook.
“The statement of the state Department, which I’m sure will not become a single, is a direct interference in the electoral process and internal Affairs of the state,” she said.
Earlier, the representative of us state Department Noel clay told TASS that the state Department expressed concern about the refusal to register Navalny as a member of the presidential elections in 2018.
“The funny thing is that it is now said by the same people that have just Packed RT and Sputnik in the wrapper registered as foreign agents, poison the Russian media worldwide and investing huge amounts of money to “counter Russian propaganda”, – said Zakharov.
CEC 25 Dec refused to register the initiative group of the Bulk due to the presence of the candidate convictions under the Criminal code, which applies to felonies “Misappropriation and embezzlement”, and provides till 10 years of imprisonment. In this article, Navalny was sentenced in 2017, the “case “Kirovec”, he was sentenced to five years probation with a probation period of one year and five months.