Russia Says “Archaic” US Electoral System “Does Not Meet Democratic Standards”

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The Government of Russia has affirmed this Thursday that the electoral system of the United States is “archaic” and that “it does not fulfill the democratic standards”, before describing the last events in the North American country like “a dramatic moment”.

“This is an internal matter for the United States. At the same time, we once again draw attention to the fact that the electoral system in the United States is archaic and does not meet modern democratic standards,” said the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman. , Maria Zajarova.

Thus, she has argued that this situation “creates opportunities for numerous violations” and has stressed that “the US media have become an instrument of political struggle,” according to the Russian newspaper ‘Izvestia’.

Russia has spoken out like this about the assault on the Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump to interrupt the vote in Congress to ratify Joe Biden as the winner of the November elections, incidents that have resulted in at least four deaths .

Finally, the voting has resumed hours later, when Biden has been confirmed as the winner. After that, Trump has committed to an orderly transition “on January 20, although he has reiterated his” total disagreement with the outcome of the elections. “

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