Russian President Putin tried to destabilize the government against the 'Western powers'.
Speaking at the meeting, President Putin elaborated on the policy of 'Russia's container', saying it included efforts to derail Russia's development, slow it down, cause problems with borders, internal instability To incite and reduce the values that unite society.
Russian President Putin has accused the "Western powers" of trying to destabilize the country and ordered the country's top counterinsurgency agency to deal with their efforts. On 24 February, Putin met with top officials of the Federal Security Service (FSS) and talked about the so-called "policy of Russia's rule", which he called for derailing Russian development and society. With the country facing legislative elections in September this year, Putin asked the apex body to eliminate any "provocation" within the country.
Speaking at the meeting, President Putin elaborated on the policy of 'Russia's container', saying it included efforts to derail Russia's development, slow it down, cause problems with borders, internal instability To incite and reduce the values that unite society. The Russian president , unnamed, then said that foreign countries conspired to weaken Russia and put it under "external control".
Relations between the erstwhile Soviet nation and therefore the West declined sharply as in 2014 Moscow annexed Crimea to Ukraine. Their relationship has become more bitter after the US Intelligence Agency accused Putin of not paying attention in the 2016 US elections. The country has once again attracted the ire of the West. After detaining Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny.
Without naming Navalny during the meeting, Putin lured foreign forces to "serve". "It is necessary to draw a line for natural political competition, competition between political parties, ideological platforms, different views on the development of the country, and such activities, so that there is nothing to try with democracy in the service of foreign interests. , Aimed at reducing the stability and security of our state, "he said. With nationwide protests, Putin asked the Counter Intelligence Force to protect the upcoming elections from any" provocation ".
Navalny was arrested by Russian authorities shortly after his return from Germany last month, where he had gone for treatment since August 2020. Navalny was taken from Russia to Berlin last year after falling ill during a flight from Tomsk to Moscow. Upon landing in Germany, doctors concluded that Navalny was poisoned using the Soviet-era nerve gas Novichok. Navalny was in a medically induced coma for about a month, after which she was kept within the hospital for recovery treatment.