Leader Vladimir Putin called the councils of the Society for the protection of the rights of customers "Public supervision" (ozpp) concerning Crimea does not care about Russian citizens, and serving the interests of foreign countries.
at the plenary meeting of the Public chamber of the head of state recalled the situation when ozpp " began to give advice how to behave to our tourists and how it relates to the issue of property in the Crimea."" Here Is what is taking care of the citizens of Russia? This maintenance of the interests of foreign countries in relation to Russia ", - noted Putin, BelTA news Agency.
He added that such cases were introducing the concept of foreign agents - to prevent the use of instruments of this kind to interfere in the domestic Affairs of Russia, RIA " Novosti ". Remember, in the memo, which last weekend created a furor in the blogosphere, it is reported: "Russian tourist organization, usually do not lead to consumers complete and accurate information about any problems that are able to arise for the tourists When visiting the occupied territories, as expressed more interest in selling tourism products ". The following are tips, for example: "If you need to visit the Peninsula of Crimea should not break the law of Ukraine and obtain permission from the Ukrainian border service, crossing the Russian-Ukrainian border through the checkpoint in the Kherson region ". Explaining the memo ozpp, the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that the recommendation to Russian tourists in front of the entrance to the Crimea to get the permission of the Kiev authorities, absurd, as this region is part of Russia. Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea Dmitry Polonsky said that the memo ozpp the regional authorities have described as a information discharge, aimed at disrupting the holiday season, and called on tourists from Russia not to succumb to the influence of " horror stories ". Member of the Federation Council from the Republic of Crimea Sergey Tsekov said that he considers the message of the Society for the protection of clients ' rights act of sabotage.