Russia: Human rights groups criticized Clinton for saying about the elections

Russia: Human rights groups criticized Clinton for saying about the elections

Moscow : Russia | Mar 09, 2012 at 11:11 AM PST
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Post-Election Press Conference in Moscow for 2012 Presidential Elections

An "offensive" today recognized human rights defenders in Russia, Wednesday's announcement, Hillary Clinton, in which the U.S. Secretary of State, felt that Sunday's presidential elections in the Russian Federation, have the "clear winner".

"These words were spoken in the days when the light go out ever new facts of mass falsification of voting results" - told, the human rights activists in a joint statement.

"How can you say about" winners "of these elections, not even remembering that they were unequal and unfair. Words of Hillary Clinton, from our point of view, can not be assessed otherwise than as offensive to the people, fighting for fair elections in Russia, "they added.

The agreement was signed, among others Moscow Helsinki Group leader Lyudmila Alexeyeva, leader of the Movement for Human Rights, Lev Ponomarev and the leaders of Memorial Kovalov Sergei and Oleg Orlov.

Clinton said in Washington on Wednesday that the presidential elections in Russia "are the obvious winner." Also, submitted that the United States are willing to cooperate with President Vladimir Putin, once sworn in, and proceeds to execute the presidential duties.

U.S. Secretary of State also announced that it is necessary to evaluate information about violations during the vote. He also expressed concern about the detention of the participants on Monday's opposition exhibition in Moscow.

Media in Russia, pointed out that the president Barack Obama has so far failed to produce authorization to Putin as a winner, merely to congratulate "the Russian people because of the election."

Echo of Moscow Radio reported today that according to the White House should not abide in the political subtext - just the two leaders have an extremely delicate assignments schedules.

Russian media also note that Mitt Romney, Obama's likely opponent in the autumn in the U.S. presidential election, described the presidential elections in Russia as a "mockery of democracy."

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People hold a rally in support of Russia's PM and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin near the Kremlin in central Moscow
People hold a rally in support of Russia's PM and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin near the Kremlin in central Moscow
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