What is happening in Armenia are Not indifferent to the Russian Federation, the deputies of the state Duma are in close cooperation with the Armenian colleagues in connection with the situation in Yerevan, told reporters on Wednesday the head of the state Duma on CIS Affairs Leonid Slutsky.
"The situation in Armenia, without a doubt unsettling. It is a friendly state, a partner in the Eurasian Union. What is happening there does Not have the ability to be indifferent to the Russian Federation. We are in close cooperation with the Armenian colleagues, " said Slutsky.
according to his statement, it is alarming that on 19 June, the citizens took to the streets to peacefully protest against the increase of tariffs, and after five days of clashes of youth with police officers.
"Not like there's an analogy with Ukraine, where it all started with atomidine, and culminated in the coup and civil war. But we must not forget that the external force unleashed geopolitical battle over Ukraine, do Not leave attempts to weaken the Russian Federation and on other frontiers, to tear her from the allies and to prevent the integration processes in the CIS ", - noted the people's Deputy.
The protest began last Friday at Freedom square in Yerevan and in the evening on the first day of the week turned into a March to the office of the President. Early Tuesday morning, law-enforcement officers with the use of special equipment dispersed the protesters. Nearly 240 people, and reporters, were brought to the servants of police stations, 25 people applied for medical aid. The Deputy chief of Yerevan police said that all the detained Activists of the event is already released. The protesters demanded to cancel the decision of the Council on regulation of public services from 17 June on the increase in electricity tariff.