Russia says US Embassy statement on protesters supports ‘violation of the law’

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman criticized statements from the United States that expressed support for the protesters in Russia who are demonstrating against the arrest of outspoken Putin critic Alexei Navalny.

Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the U.S. Embassy in Russia’s statements “indirectly constitute absolute interference in our internal affairs,” according to the Associated Press, criticizing the statements further for their “direct support for the violation of the law of the Russian Federation, support for unauthorized actions.”

“Now many will say that many people came out for the illegal actions. No, few people came out; many people vote for Putin,” Peskov said.

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