MOSCOW, February 26. Intelligence services should be considered attempts to influence election processes in Russia from abroad as a direct threat to the rights of Russian citizens. This opinion was expressed by Chairman of the state Duma Committee for security and combating corruption Irina Yarovaya (United Russia), commenting on the results of the FSS of the Russian Federation.
Putin the FSB has warned that “enemies abroad” are already preparing for the fall elections in Russia
“Intensification of foreign influence and interference in election processes in Russia will be regarded by intelligence agencies as a direct encroachment on the sovereign rights of our citizens, the protection of which is an absolute requirement for the implementation of comprehensive measures for the protection of national interests of Russia”, – quotes the words Spring to her press service.
The MP stressed that political stability is a crucial safety factor. “The President has set clear objectives is the protection of the sovereign right of each citizen to the formation of government, the inadmissibility of foreign influence as unconstitutional acts infringing on the rights and freedoms of our citizens, it is the responsibility of political parties of Russia”, – said the MP.
Putin thanked the FSB for its work on ensuring Russia’s security
She added that the implementation of these tasks it is necessary to act “in the logic of the responsible competition and strictly complying with Russian legislation”.
On Friday, speaking at the Collegium of the Federal security service of the Russian Federation, President Vladimir Putin said that attempts of external interference in the course of the autumn elections in Russia will be treated as a direct threat to the sovereignty of the Russian Federation. He placed it in front of the FSB task “to do everything to stop the activities of those who attempt or may attempt to use nationalist, xenophobic, radical slogans, aimed at splitting our society”. “Of course, we need to stop any external attempts to interfere in the election, in our political life,” Putin said, adding that the elections are prepared and “our enemies abroad”.