The Russian Foreign Ministry today commented on the interference in the internal affairs of Russia by the United States Embassy in Moscow. This is how the publication on the website of the American mission, which contained detailed information about the places and times of the protests, was regarded on Smolenskaya Square.
The official statement of our foreign ministry emphasized that the American diplomats will have a serious conversation at the Russian Foreign Ministry.
Pre-investigation checks are underway on the facts of the use of violence against law enforcement officers. Several criminal cases have already been initiated. A new case may also be initiated against Alexei Navalny himself – about calls to participate in illegal actions. And the opposition blogger has an outstanding criminal record.
The probationary period is assigned for the convicted conditionally. Alexey Navalny was just in this status. He was convicted twice. One case – on the facts of embezzlement on an especially large scale in the Kirovles company, the sentence is five years in a general regime colony, later the court determined that the sentence would be suspended. The second is the case of fraud against the Yves Rocher company, in which Navalny’s brother was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison, and he himself was also suspended for 3.5 years. The Federal Penitentiary Service has complaints about how the convicted person fulfilled the conditions of the probationary period.
During 2020, multiple violations were recorded by convicted A.A. Navalny. the conditions of the probationary period, according to which he was obliged to appear for registration at the criminal-executive inspection of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in Moscow twice a month on certain days. In particular, violations were recorded twice in January 2020, once – in February, March, July, August. The last appearance of the convicted Navalny A.A. for registration took place on August 3, 2020. At the same time, the staff of the Penitentiary Institute repeatedly warned the convict that these violations could lead to the cancellation of the conditional release and his replacement with a real term of imprisonment.
All the time that Alexei Navalny was being treated abroad, there were no complaints against him. But, as it became known from the publication in the authoritative medical publication “Lancet”, German doctors recognized him fully recovered much earlier than he wanted to appear for the standard registration at the criminal executive inspectorate. Actually, this is precisely why he was detained after returning to Russia. The court will obviously take into account the violation of the conditions of the probationary period. Moreover, now against Navalny, they can also initiate a case of calls to participate in illegal mass actions.
“If during public events provocations and attempts at violent actions are recorded, the actions of these persons can be qualified under Article 212 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation. I would especially like to note that the involvement of minors in this illegal activity may constitute a corpus delicti provided for in Articles 150 and 151 of note 2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, ”explained Andrey Ivanov, the official representative of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation.
And provocations and violent actions have already been recorded, there is more than enough video evidence. It was Navalny’s supporters on social networks who called for participation in unauthorized actions, especially zealous with appeals to minors. The social network “Tik Tok”, one of the most popular among young people, among schoolchildren, on the eve of January 23 was overflowing with videos about the upcoming action and instructions on what to do during the notorious “movement”: “The first rule is to leave your passport at home, the second rule is take a mask, nobody canceled the mask mode. Be sure to take milk with you. “
Children were advised to rinse their eyes with milk if tear gas got into them. Definitely, they were prepared for the fact that this gas will be sprayed, which happens only during a violent confrontation with the police, which, in fact, was planned. The pumping was carried out not only with the help of bombing with appeals in social networks on the eve of the event, the stuffing of fakes on the Internet intensified on January 23.
Here is an example: these shots were posted in Tik Tok, passing them off as an uncoordinated winter action in Moscow, although they were made in the summer, during the actions in Minsk, they show quite recognizable buildings.
One well-known Russian-language site from Latvia posted a photo of a column of armored vehicles, which allegedly stand on the Gorky highway at the entrance to the capital. The calculation was to additionally “wind up” the situation in Moscow, they say, the introduction of military equipment is being prepared. Meanwhile, this technique was photographed not in Russia, but in Belarus. Some Ukrainian sites also distinguished themselves with lies, and they lied unpretentiously. vW video from Vladivostok, and next to it is a comment: “A fight ensued, sounds of shots are heard”, although no sounds of shots are heard. The Americans could not help joining the information war, the pumping.
Here is a tweet from the US Embassy in Russia, in the style of the State Department manuals that were written to officially support the 2014 coup d’etat in Ukraine: his voice was heard. The Biden and Harris administration will support all advocates for democracy and universal rights. “
Moreover, the website of the US Embassy published the exact addresses, time, start and routes of uncoordinated actions by Navalny’s supporters. Formally calling on American citizens to avoid these places. This embassy did exactly the same trick in the summer of 2019 during unauthorized actions. The Russian Foreign Ministry made a statement on this score.
“Since Friday, the American Embassy began to actively work in the information space, publish maps of the processions, illegal events that were planned, but they went even further, they threw in information that a certain trip to the Kremlin was planned, and even the organizers themselves did not declare this. … What was it? A call? Instruction? Motivation? It’s interesting how the American authorities would behave if the Russian embassy in Washington would allow it. I can imagine how the American political establishment would shake, what hysteria, Russophobia, accusations of interference in internal affairs, threats of sanctions, expulsion of diplomats and much more would begin. So American colleagues, who have allowed themselves to really interfere in our internal affairs in the information space, will have to explain themselves at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, “said Maria Zakharova, spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry.
The United States’ support for Alexei Navalny is not without purpose. Many experts believe that he has been in close relations with the American intelligence services since his internship at Yale University. Sergei Karnaukhov is now a teacher, and at one time he was the vice-governor of the Kirov region, and therefore he is well acquainted with Navalny since the days of his activity in the Kirov region. The very activity for which he received his first term.
“If you ever watch the programs at Yale University, you will be very surprised. Within the framework of these programs, there is no learning process, all that students do there is, first, get to know each other. Second. They are taken to homes literally where famous American billionaires live. This is the image that you should strive for, but for this you must adhere to our ideology, you must be oriented towards our political establishment. Then these young guys, future leaders of protest movements, are sent to various meetings in the special services, where they delve deeper into the work and tasks of Western special services in those states whose interests they represent at that moment, “says Sergei, Associate Professor of the Department of Legal Support of the Market Economy Karnaukhov.
The technologies for training “colored revolutionaries” have already been well studied, alas, based on real events in Serbia, Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and other countries. One of the methods to create a spectacular “picture” is to drag as many children and women as possible to the action. Shouts of activists at the camera “onizhedeti!” in relation to the rioters, such riots almost always accompanied.
“How some, hungry for provocations, decided to hide behind children, because it is difficult to imagine more madness and greater disgrace. We decided to hide behind a human shield from children, ”said the leader of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation Gennady Zyuganov.
The goal is to shake society as much as possible, to arouse sympathy for the protesters, who, meanwhile, deliberately go to outright provocations. From the point of view of the prospects of criminal cases, it makes sense for provocateurs to remember – activity on the Internet, stuffing, fakes and calls are recorded by professionals.
Law enforcement agencies have already started studying the materials accumulated as a result of today’s events.