Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the us government has always interfered in the elections of the Russian President. He said this in an interview with the American Director Oliver stone on Showtime, reports RIA “Novosti”.
“In 2000, and in 2012 it was always [the intervention]. But in 2012, especially aggressive. I will not go”, – Putin said, noting that the intervention was carried out including through diplomats.
He added that he talked about it at the time, US Secretary of state John Kerry and President Barack Obama.
“It is difficult for us to imagine that foreign service officers aggressively entered the election campaign in Russia. Well were collected at opposition forces and financed, went to all sorts of opposition rallies,” – said the head of state.
Earlier, Putin accused the United States and the EU in supporting the coup in Ukraine.
In Russia premiere of the film “Interview with Putin” 19-22 June will show the First channel.