Foreign intelligence agencies are trying to interfere in the internal processes in Russia, stated President Vladimir Putin at the headquarters of the foreign intelligence Service (SVR), where he arrived to congratulate the officers of the 95th anniversary of an illegal intelligence, reports RIA Novosti on Wednesday, June 28.
“Operations are carried out with the aim to influence political and social processes in our country”, — said Putin.
The head of state stressed that the effective work of all Russian special services and, in particular, the SVR is one of the most important guarantees “sovereign development, security and stability of Russia.” “We will continue to strengthen, to increase the potential of exploration, technical, operational capabilities, to rely on experienced professionals to prepare young cadres”, he added.
On 26 June, the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko informed the President about the growing influence of foreign States on internal processes in Russia.
14 June in the upper house of Parliament created a temporary Commission for the protection of state sovereignty and prevent interference in the internal Affairs of Moscow.
In the beginning of the month in a speech at the St. Petersburg international economic forum (SPIEF), Vladimir Putin stated that Western countries allow themselves to be “absolutely arrogant” meddling in Russian politics.