Skip to comments.Kremlin Accuses Biden Administration Of Interfering In Russia's "Domestic Affairs" Amid Navalny Protests That Erupted Yesterday
Posted on 01/24/2021 10:50:41 AM PST by USA Conservative
Three days after Trump left office, Russia has erupted. Having survived a poisoning, the prominent opposition figure Alexei Navalny recuperated in Germany.
The U.S. strongly condemned Russia for jailing Alexei Navalny and arresting thousands of demonstrators who marched in cities nationwide Saturday in support of the Kremlin critic.
More than 3,000 people were arrested at the protests. Navalny’s wife, Yulia, was among those detained, she said on social media.
Navalny, the most prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was arrested Sunday after coming back to Russia from Germany, where he was recovering for months from poisoning he blames on Russia, a claim the government denies.
Russian authorities claim Navalny’s five months in Germany violated a previous suspended sentence for a conviction, which he has said was for bogus charges. Navalny is being held in the notorious Matrosskaya Tishina prison.
Protesters took to the streets in dozens of cities across Russia on Saturday, including some 15,000 gathered in Moscow’s city center. “The situation is getting worse and worse, it’s total lawlessness,” Andrei Gorkyov, a protester in Moscow told the Associated Press. “And if we stay silent, it will go on forever.”
“The U.S. supports the right of all people to peaceful protest, freedom of expression. Steps being taken by Russian authorities are suppressing those rights,” Rebecca Ross, the spokesperson for the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, said in a tweet Saturday. “Russian authorities [are] arresting peaceful protesters, journalists – appears to be [a] concerted campaign to suppress free speech, peaceful assembly. This continues years of Russia tightening restrictions, repressive actions against civil society, independent media, political opposition.”
The spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov decided to blame the U.S. embassy and with it the current administration for interfering in Russia’s domestic affairs. He said that the statements from the U.S. “indirectly constitute absolute interference in our internal affairs” and are “direct support for the violation of the law of the Russian Federation, support for unauthorized actions.”
The protests attracted thousands of people in Russia’s major cities, including an estimated 15,000 in Moscow, and demonstrations occurred in scores of other cities. Peskov, however, dismissed the turnout as insignificant.
“Now many will say that many people came out for the illegal actions. No, few people came out; many people vote for Putin,” he said.
He doubled down on his comments by saying that the U.S. Embassy’s statements about the nationwide protests, in which more than 3,500 people reportedly were arrested, interfere in the country’s domestic affairs and encourage Russians to break the law.
Dmitry Peskov made the criticism on Sunday, a day after protests took place across the country demanding the release of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, an anti-corruption activist who is Putin’s most well-known critic.
The Kremlin press secretary, said: “We’re not ready for diktat, we’re not ready for boorishness, and we’re not ready for any crossing of red lines.”
Peskov said on state television that Putin would be ready for dialogue with the Biden administration despite their disagreements, but the two countries were closer to “enemies” than “partners” at the moment.
During the interview, he also said the protests would play into the hands of those who wanted to destabilise Russia, and that far fewer people supported the protests than supported Putin.
I’m absolutely tired of the deep state and CIA games. Putin may not be a saint - or maybe he is - I don’t know.
But I’ve just seem the same machinery used to create chaos and regime-change abroad, now used in the USA itself. And its satanic.
Is Biden colluding with anti Putin forces to fix the Russian elections? Wouldn’t that be funny? Asterisk is a fool, at best.
Whatever is going no you can bet there are Benjamin’s in it for Biden.
Yep and the soros / soetoro / jarrett cabal is the head of the snake.
Hey, just because the US embassy supported the protests on their website, and it was launched by Brennan the CIA communist back in october does not mean we are behind it. /s
Yeah- on the side of the Ukrainian “nationalist” Russian stooge Poroshenko- who bidenski told you got 6 hours to fire the prosecutor looking into my crackhead son’s BOD job at Burisma (which still has Romney’s campaign manager Cofer Black on the BOD now- and did when Hunter was on it. Once you do crack you never go back, Cofer!).
Soros and the Chi-Coms. And if Soros steps inside the country of Hungary they will throw him in a dungeon, if they don’t shoot him on sight. One more example of the alignment of the irish IRA nazis of South Boston and Delaware with the nazis of US establishment (and their Clowns and eff be eye helpers-all irish too- interesting- Comey,Brennan, Mueller, Hunters pal Whitey Bulger’s nephew— it all fits into their biden family gang. Dose bad ole russkies- they support Trump-— riiight? Right, joeybags?. No— this is the chi-coms for joey bags).
And of course this is now proof that Trump colluded with Putin while he was in the White House.
Hey, turn about is fair play. For years the democrats have been spouting off about how the Russians are colluding with Trump for this and that.
Biden defends the rights of peaceful protests in Russia, but not in the US!
What a hypocryte!
Two can play at that game.
All Putin has to do is blame Biden, Biden Biden for any domestic troubles that pop up in Russia. It's payback time for the deranged Dems.
Isn't this fun?
Russia has protests? Who knew?
Either Russia or China will quickly get sick of Biden and will hit us with a show of force (maybe an offshore nuke detonation or maybe a hypersonic salvo against a carrier).
Either way, that will be the end of the US as a global superpower...in one instant, and probably within the first 100 days. A country where half of the people not only hates the other half, but wants them dead, cannot last very long as a major player on the global stage.
I don think it will go that far per your former, but they will test the pr*ck.
If I were the Russians, I would set a few ships off the east coast and get real aggressive in their fly bys.
Then get up and say that they would have never considered it under Trump after he gave us the warning he did.
Biden and the crew will piss their pants.
As for China? They will go after Taiwan. No doubt about it.
Again, Biden and his crew will piss their pants.
1) Soon-to-be unclassified docs reportedly state (surprise-surprise) Russians actually wanted HILLARY to win, not Trump! Obama CIA chief Brennan hid the evidence!!
2) Top Putin aids (Vladislav Surkov and Vyacheslav Trubnikov) provided disinformation (fake ‘dirt’) on Trump! (via RUSSIAN AGENT Igor Danchenko) for Clinton campaign/DNC paid-for Steele dossier!!
3) Obama-Biden DENIED desperately requested military assistance to Ukraine
...during the 2014 Russia invasion of Crimea!!
4) $3.5 MILLION from the wife of a former mayor of Moscow! (Elena Baturina) The former mayor of Moscow (Yuri Luzhkov) was a strong advocate for Russia grabbing Crimea. The $3.5 million reportedly passed hands on or very soon after the SAME MONTH that Russia invaded Crimea! (Feb-Mar 2014). Obama admin did nothing but provide them food rations and blankets! They had begged him for military equiptment.
5) Burisma owner [Mykola Zlochevsky] was/is a RUSSIA ALLY! Joe Biden’s son worked for and brought in millions from Burisma. Joe is ON VIDEO BRAGGING about extorting the Ukrainians into firing the prosecutor who was investigating his son and the corrupt RUSSIA-ALLIED owner of the company.
6) For 8 years the Obama-Biden-Clinton admin immensely HELPED the Russians, via Obama’s promised and delivered “flexibility” on missile defense, the Russia-favoring New Start nuke treaty, the Putin-loving Iran deal (Iran and Syria are pawns of Russia in the oil/gas-rich Middle East), the Uranium-One deal, where Obama-Hillary allowed Russia to take ownership of 20% of our uranium production!
7) They (Obama-Biden) deliberately slashed OUR military to pieces. Fortunately, Trump has since brought it back times 10.
Controlled by the Soviet Union for most of its history
Engaged in espionage, infiltrated unions, and used front groups
Acted as a fifth column in American government and society
Barack Obama's CIA chief, John Brennan, told the Annual Legislative Conference of the Congressional Black Caucus, on 15 September 2016, in Washington DC, that when he had applied in 1980 to join the CIA, he admitted to them that in the 1976 Presidential election, when Jimmy Carter was running against Gerald Ford, Brennan had voted instead for the candidate of the U.S. Communist Party, Gus Hall, and that he was then greatly relieved to find that this information didn't cause rejection of his CIA-application.
This had happened 11 years before the 1991 end of the Cold War..."
Then-Communist Party USA president, Gus Hall
"Soviet news has a small interview with Gus Hall and Jarvis Tyner on Red Square during the 70th anniversary celebrations of the October Revolution on Red Square. Gus Hall was the longtime leader of the CPUSA, from 1959 - 2000."
CPUSA Gus Hall & Jarvis Tyner Interview Moscow Parade 1987
"During the Cold War the CPUSA [Communist Party, USA] had a parallel underground structure, and a small number of people spied for Moscow.
Until the 1980s the party was receiving substantial amounts of Soviet funding, says Klehr, money that the FBI knew about and tracked."
From left-wing CNN...
(CNN) At his first polygraph test to enter the CIA, the future director had a secret. John Brennan on Thursday [Sept 2016] recalled being asked a standard question for a top security clearance at his early CIA lie detector test:
Have you ever worked with or for a group that was dedicated to overthrowing the US?
"I froze," Brennan said during a panel discussion about diversity in the intelligence community at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's annual conference.
"This was back in 1980, and I thought back to a previous election where I voted, and I voted for the Communist Party candidate"
Brennan was responding to a question about barriers to recruiting diverse candidates for the intelligence fields, including whether past records of activism could hurt someone applying for a clearance later in life. ...."
The Kremlin has been caught telling the truth before.
“Navy Patriot”, one of KGB Putin’s biggest fans. Always coming to his defense, no matter what the issue.
"...while Black Lives Matter claim to oppose police abuse and racism around the world, the organization is simultaneously a great supporter of some of the world’s most brutal and repressive dictators. In particular, the founders of BLM have been staunch supporters and allies of the sanguinary Venezuela dictator Nicolas Maduro and of the Castro regime in Cuba.
In December 2015 Black Lives Matter sent a delegation, headed by the organization’s co-founder, Opal Tometi, to act as observers during the Venezuelan Parliamentary elections of that year. The Maduro regime did not allow accreditation for observers from the Organization of American States, the UN, or the EU. The only accredited observers where from regimes and organizations friendly to the “revolutionary cause.”
Later that same month Tometi penned an article where she espouses, word for word, the regime’s standard text for international propaganda.
“In these last 17 years, we have witnessed the Bolivarian Revolution champion participatory democracy and construct a fair, transparent election system recognized as among the best in the world ,” wrote Tometi about one of the world’s most corrupt voting systems in history.
Earlier in 2015 Maduro was given an award at the Afro-descenndants Summit” held in Harlem. Maduro was invited at the behest of the Black Lives Matter leadership. ..."
[Venezuelan President] Nicolas Maduro with Opal Tometi (right), co-founder
of Black Lives Matter, in Harlem, Manhattan, December 2015.
Also in 2015...
Russia agreed to provide military training for three leftist regimes in Latin America and increase military visits and exercises following a visit last week to the region by Moscow's Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu, Pentagon officials said.
Shoygu met with defense and military leaders in Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua and signed several agreements on warship visits and military training during the visit, which ran from Feb 11 to 14.
It is not clear whether any new arms deals were completed during the visit.
Defense officials said the Russian leader is seeking bases in the region for strategic bomber flights that Shoygu recently promised would include flights over the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. ..."
Russia has pledged to boost military and economic co-operation with Venezuela to help the South American nation deal with growing US pressure.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s comments came after his meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas.
Mr Lavrov said any attempts to remove Mr Maduro’s government by force were unacceptable.
The US accuses Mr Maduro of leading a corrupt and brutal regime. ...”
“Russia is a key ally of Venezuela, lending it billions of dollars and backing its oil industry and military.”
By Lara Seligman | April 8, 2019
As U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security team mulls a military intervention to oust Venezuela’s strongman president, Nicolás Maduro, the Pentagon is watching China’s commercial and financial creep in the crisis-gripped nation with growing alarm.
In an interview with Foreign Policy, Adm. Craig Faller, the four-star military officer who heads U.S. Southern Command, pointed to a Chinese disinformation campaign designed to blame the United States for the blackouts that devastated Venezuela in recent weeks.
A broken U.S. public sphere, QAnon’s resilience amid disappointment, and how to eavesdrop on policymaking conversations.
Maduro, whose government is backed by China, Russia, and Cuba, has himself publicly accused the U.S. Defense Department of causing the blackouts. Following the power failures, Beijing offered to help the Venezuelan government restore its grid. ...”
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