Putin responded to accusations against Russia of meddling in elections in the United States
WASHINGTON, March 3 — RIA Novosti. US authorities have accused 13 Russians meddling in American elections, should instead “cries in Congress” to provide official documents, said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in interview to TV channel NBC.
“I have to see first what they did. Give us the materials. Give us the information. With all due respect to you personally, with all due respect to Congress, you have to have people with diplomas in jurisprudence, 100% should be”, — Putin said. His words are given in reverse translation from English.
The words of a leading channel Megyn Kelly that she has a law degree, Putin explained: “People who are well-educated, must understand that we in Russia can not prosecute anyone who has violated the laws of the Russian Federation. You have to understand what is required in an official request to the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation. Let us document a formal requirement”.
“It has to go through official channels and not through the press or the screaming and yelling in the U.S. Congress”, — he concluded.
Spectacular USA Robert Mueller had previously accused the 13 citizens of Russia, including Yevgeny Prigozhin and Agency staff Internet research, and 3 legal entities in attempts to interfere in elections in the United States, with no evidence of their guilt was not provided.
Moscow has repeatedly denied accusations of meddling in the elections, press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called them “completely unfounded”.