Illegal invasion of the elections should be stopped, Putin said

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in Photobacterium of Russia Vladimir Putin at a solemn event dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the electoral system of Russia. 30 Oct 2018Illegal invasion of the elections should be stopped, Putin said© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

Illegal invasion of the elections, attempts to interfere in the voting shall be stopped, said the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

«Nobody has the right to interfere with the free will of the citizens, to distort their position stated on the ballot. Any illegal invasion of the elections in socio-political life, attempts of evil game on this field should be severely suppressed,» — said Putin.

According to him, the electoral system is only effective when people trust her, and know that their voice will be heard, and «we certainly have an obligation to protect that trust, respect and value the opinion and position of our citizens.»