Sands estimated the resource of the influence of right-wing parties in Russia

Dmitry Peskov

The influence of far-right parties, similar to the “Alternative for Germany”, in Russia is minimal. This opinion on Monday, 25 September, stated the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, reports “”.

Commenting on the results of the parliamentary elections in Germany and the result of the opposition of the party of European right-wing, Peskov said that the Kremlin always respect the choice of citizens in any country.

A Kremlin spokesman also responded to a question about how could the same party to get the highest score in elections in Russia. “The internal layout of the parties fairly well known, it is quite stable. We have a party that takes absolutely leading position is United Russia”, — said Peskov. He also mentioned the parties who are the parliamentary and non-parliamentary opposition.

“But the resource impact on the electorate of the party of which you spoke (“Alternative for Germany” — approx. “Of the”), in our country”, — he stressed.

24 September in the German elections to the Bundestag, where “Alternative for Germany” (ADH) for the first time in its history passed in the Parliament, gaining about 13 percent of the vote and took third place. In addition, the Bundestag will be presented three more parties passed the five percent barrier — Free democratic party “Left” and “Green” (for 10.7, 9.2 and 8.9 percent, respectively). The majority of votes from the CDU/CSU — 32,9, in the second place social Democrats, they have 20.5 percent of the vote.

“Alternative for Germany” was founded in February 2013. Among the identified priorities: an exit from the Eurozone, refusing to help the bankrupt countries and the fight against Islamization of society.