The Board of SF in the closed part of the report offers, how to exclude interference in the Affairs of the Russian Federation


MOSCOW, March 5. /TASS/. Closed Chapter of the annual report of the temporary Commission of the Federation Council for the protection of the sovereignty and prevent interference in the Affairs of Russia affect the issues of stimulation from outside of the protest agenda, ethnic and religious conflicts, the risks of external intervention through influence on young people and presidential elections in 2018. Another Chapter presents the proposals of a legislative nature and main directions of activities of the Commission this year, the relevant information is published Monday on the website of the Federation Council.

On March 5 at the meeting of the temporary Commission of the Federation Council with the participation of senators and experts discussed the annual report, which was published on the website of the upper house of Parliament. The report consists of 10 chapters, four of which are of private nature and is not intended for publication. The document was prepared at the end of eight months of work of the Commission that monitored activities of foreign States, international associations and organizations aimed at the implementation attempts to interfere in internal political processes in Russia.

On the official website of the Federation Council in a report published by the given name and description is not intended to publish the chapters of the report.

The presidential election in 2018 and legislative proposals

As explained TASS the head of the Commission Andrei Klimov, due to the fact that the report was prepared during the election campaign, and Russian legislation imposes a large number of restrictions, the section of the report on the presidential elections in 2018 in the context of the protection of sovereignty, also contains in its private part.

In section analyses available to the Commission data on specific attempts of external intervention in the period from December 2017 to March 2018 in the internal Affairs of Russia for the subsequent accusations of the undemocratic nature of the election campaign, use of administrative resource, predictability of results. Everything is done as suggested by the senators, to reduce the prestige of Russian power in the international arena and inside the country, strengthening the position of the so-called non-system opposition and increased support from the citizens of Russia.

The members of the Committee published in the closed part of report proposals of a legislative nature and main directions of activities of the interim Commission of the Federation Council for this year.

As stated in the document, in this section sistematizirovat the Commission’s recommendations in legislation designed to limit the possibility of outside interference in the sovereign Affairs of the Russian Federation. It also provides recommendations to individual ministries and agencies, proposals for the use of political and diplomatic measures of parliamentary diplomacy to prevent relevant threats.

Whipping up ethnic tensions and outside influences on young people

In addition, one of the chapters on the stimulus from outside of the protest agenda, ethnic and religious conflicts. In this Chapter, the senators noted that the main directions of the external interference in the sovereign Affairs of the Russian Federation the Commission identified three interrelated areas in which in the period 2011-2017 years has been rather active work, not only from Washington and its traditional allies, but also from other directions.

“We are talking about deliberate attempts from abroad to take advantage of the aggravation of social conflicts and artificially stimulate them to escalate tensions in the sphere of interethnic and interfaith relations within the Russian Federation. In connection with the identified problematic issues, the Commission makes a number of recommendations,” the document says.

In the section relating to risks of external intervention through influence on young people, presents the principal methods of influence on it in the twenty-first century. The purpose of this impact, as noted by the senators, – the transformation of youth into the tool loosening national political systems, scenarios of “color revolutions”, coups, social instability and the formation of the environment of young people leaders who continue to change the constitutional order and to transform the internal and external policy of the country in favor of the interests of external customers.

“Members of the Commission agree that in General, Russian youth today, patriotically oriented, has a sufficient level of education, shares traditional Russian values, trust the leadership of the country. The Commission notes that the basis of countering this type of threat needs to be primarily adequate prevention, associated mainly with higher levels of education of the Russian youth”, – stated in the descriptive part of the Chapter.

Parliamentarians noted that the fascination with purely by administrative measures, formalism and unjustified ban can ultimately lead to negative results.

The section also contains a list of recommendations for the prevention of outside influence on young people, both now and in the future.

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