Putin recommended that the United States not to teach Russia to live
In his NBC interview, the President of the Russian Federation said that the Russian authorities refer to opposition rallies is milder than other countries, including the United States.
MOSCOW, June 5. /TASS/. The Russian authorities refer to opposition rallies is milder than other countries, including the United States. In this regard, in an interview with the leading American TV channel NBC Megyn Kelly the Russian head of state advised the US officials to deal with less moralizing.
“We’re going rallies of the opposition, we the people have the right to Express their point of view,” Putin said. “Yes, if people in the course of expressing its own opinion violates the applicable legislation, the current law, then, of course, law enforcement trying to restore order”, — he said. “Our police, thank God, so far, in any case, does not apply no batons, no tear gas or other extreme measures to restore order, that we often see in other countries, including the United States,” especially drew the attention of the President of Russia.
As an example, Putin cited the actions of civil protest in the US “Occupy wall street” (Occupy Wall Street) against economic inequality and social stratification. “Let us remember the Occupy Wall Street movement, where is it now? Law enforcement agencies and special services of the United States have made it to the wheels and a solution”, he said.
“I did not ask you a question: how can you have democracy in the United States?”, — said the President of Russia.
Why do you feel entitled to ask us such questions, and continuously engage in moralizing and teach us to live?Vladimir Putin
“We are ready to listen to our partners, we are ready to listen to the assessments when this is done benevolently, with the aim to establish contact, to create a unified atmosphere, to devote himself to the service of common values, but we absolutely do not accept, when such things are used as tools of political struggle”, — Putin addressed the American journalist, stressing that “Russia is developing in a democratic way”, “this course, and this should not have any doubt.”