MOSCOW, October 13. / TASS /. The Russian political system must develop in a calm manner, without outpouring of negative emotions and revolutions, the potential of which has already been maximized, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday at a plenary session of the Russian Week of the energy.
“All [in Russian politics] as well as in the energy sector – especially here – should develop steadily, calmly and without the outpouring of negative emotions. You see, everything must safeguard the interests of the people ”, underlined the president. “And Russia’s political system is also developing stably, in order to avoid another revolution. Russia has passed its limit of revolutions. “
According to the president, Russia needs a calm that preserves the rights and interests of citizens, as well as the sustainable development of its socio-economic zone.
“Thank God we are following this path and I hope we will continue to follow it,” Putin stressed.
Apart from this, the president recalled that the Russian parliamentary system has known more than a century of history and that it has not stopped evolving. “I think parliamentarism is currently suffering from huge problems in Europe,” he noted.
“Look at traditional parliamentary countries, [look] to what’s going on there, the way the government is formed and the number of corruption issues it has, “Putin said.
For example, he shed light on the practice of official lobbying in the United States, which, according to him, is “legalized corruption”, and on the situation of the indirect American electoral process which can lead to the victory of the United States. ‘a candidate. with fewer voices.
“Do we have flaws? Yes, we do. But that doesn’t mean we have more than you. I think we have even fewer,” the Russian president said, addressing the host. by CNBC Hedley Gamble, who moderated the plenary session. .