Reply by Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova to media question about recent anti-Russian protests in Lithuania
Question: What would you say about the new protests of the so-called Russian non-systemic opposition in the Lithuanian capital?
Maria Zakharova: We were not at all surprised because the Lithuanian leadership has been pursuing an openly hostile policy against our country.
We have noticed that only political marginal figures tend to find shelter in Vilnius, including persons under criminal prosecution at home that have been put on the wanted list. In our opinion, it was not a good idea for the Lithuanian Foreign Minister to personally oversee this farce.