February 9th – TAS reported on the 9th that Zakharova, a spokeswoman for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, attacked Western countries for colluding with Russian opposition figures on the 8th and held a video conference to attack Russia.
More than 20 countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, participated in the video connection.
Zakharova said that on the 8th, the Permanent Mission of Poland to the European Union held an online meeting with representatives of the so-called Russian opposition in Brussels.
In addition to Poland, more than 20 countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, are involved.” You see, this is what the so-called Western partners are doing, which is to continue to carry out absolutely illegal, wrongful and aggressive attacks on us.
Recently, frictions between Russia and many Western countries over the arrest of Navaline, a Russian opposition figure, has been escalating.
On February 5th, local time, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that three diplomats from Sweden, Poland and Germany would be listed as undesirable and asked them to leave Russia as soon as possible.
On February 8, Sweden, Poland and Germany announced reprisals against Russia and expelled Russian diplomats from their own countries.
Zakharova commented on the expulsion of Russian diplomats by Sweden, Poland and Germany on the 8th, saying that the expulsion of Russian diplomats by three European countries was groundless and unfriendly.
Zakharova stressed that the expulsion of Russian diplomats is a continuation of Western interference in Russia’s internal affairs.