Vladimir Putin said that criticism of the authorities is the Internet and the media
Russian President Vladimir Putin made an adjustment of the legislation on conducting mass public events.
“Freedom should be guaranteed, it is necessary to perform the practice that we have all the time necessary to analyze and make appropriate amendments”, — said Mr. Putin at a meeting of the presidential Council on civil society development and human rights (HRC). He said that meant “the practice of law enforcement and the judicial system.”
The head of state believes that “some groups of protesters or the organizers of these events especially themselves often exacerbate the situation in order to attract attention.”
“We understand that in today’s situation, in order to declare their position, to criticize the authorities, from municipal to Federal, is sufficient to provide the informational space in the Internet, in the media,” — said Vladimir Putin.
The President admitted that the authorities “are driving somewhere out there over the hill all these actions, whatever was not wanting to show it in the Central parts of especially large cities”, but called “wrong” situation when the “prevent the normal life of large cities”, “blocked streets, causing especially aggression.”