Moscow considers the annual report of the U.S. state Department on the situation of religious freedoms in the world partisan and rife with flaws and " white spots ", according to a report by the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
Tuesday's report by the U.S. state Department was transferred to the Minister-Counsellor of the U.S. Embassy in the capital of Russia Anthony Godfrey authorized the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation on problems of human rights, democracy and the rule of law Konstantin Dolgova.
"Dolgov confirmed that the Russian assessment of this document as rife with flaws and" white spots ". For example, it ignored the true cause and extent of persecution against Christians in several countries of the Middle East and North Africa, numerous cases of attacks, as well as among them with the complicity of the Ukrainian militia, on the temples of the UOC of the Moscow Patriarchate in Ukraine ", - reported in the report of the Russian Ministry of foreign Affairs following the meeting of 2 diplomats.
in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation also concluded the "bias" analysis in the " Russian section ", and pointed to " the inadmissibility of ignoring active consistent work in Russia in order to consolidate inter-confessional peace and accord ".
"The Russian side were again raised questions about the illegality of extraterritorial use of American law against Russian population, With their arrests in third countries with subsequent extradition, stressed the importance of the adoption by the U.S. authorities long-overdue practical steps to address accumulated problems in the sphere of ensuring the rights and legitimate interests of Russian children adopted by American citizens", - is informed in the report.