The head of the State Duma Committee for Investigation of Incidents of Foreign Interference in the Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, Vasily Piskarev, confirmed that American NGOs have defamed the results of the legislative elections in Russia.
Today, Sputnik quoted Piskarev as saying: “I expect, of course, the continuation of attacks on our electoral system and on the elections. We have information that reached the commission that American NGOs associated with the US State Department allocated to the foreign agent of the Golos movement additional funds, especially for the implementation of an operation aimed at distorting the results of the elections in Russia. Federal.
He added: "As soon as the results of the vote are announced, a large-scale campaign will be launched not to recognize the elections and to challenge their results."
And earlier this morning, the voting process for the elections for the eighth legislative round of the Russian State Duma began throughout the country and its diplomatic and consular representations in 144 countries in the world, which will continue until next Sunday evening.
The spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, announced yesterday that Moscow is warning the United States against further interference in Russia's internal affairs.
The Russian Foreign Ministry had informed the US ambassador to Russia, John Sullivan, who was summoned last Friday to the ministry's headquarters, not to interfere in Russia's internal affairs categorically.