Putin said the attempts of foreign intelligence services to influence Russia


RIA Novosti

Foreign intelligence services conduct operations in Russia to exert influence on the internal processes that occur in our country. On Wednesday, June 28th, said Russian President Vladimir Putin in the headquarters of the foreign intelligence Service.

Putin noted the growing activity of foreign special services, which are directed not only against Russia but also against its allies.

“The new methods of collecting and spreading information, cyber attacks, attempts to recruit agents to access data on the defense, economic, and resource potential of Russia”, – said the President. He added: “operations Are carried out with the aim to influence political and social processes in our country.”

At the same time, Putin admitted that the Russian security services operate effectively, and their work became an important guarantee of “sovereign development, security and stability” in the country.

We will remind that on Monday, June 26, the same topic the President raised at the meeting with Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko. She reported to the President on enhancing the impact on the internal processes in the country from other States. In her words, “information comes to us from regions as far as the influence on the internal processes of the country.”