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MOSCOW, December 27 (Itar-Tass) — Chairwoman of the committee on security and combating corruption under the State Duma lower house of the Russian parliament Irina Yarovaya /United Russia Party/ believes the organizers of Opposition rallies will soon find themselves without support.
"Our leaders are not only interested in honest competition; they ensure in actual fact clear, transparent and working conditions for free expression of will for our citizens," Yarovaya told parliamentary reporters on Tuesday.
"Those who urge people to come out in the streets and join rallies seem to have an acute case of demonstrative, selfish deafness. It is more advantageous to them to impress it upon people that the authorities do not desire changes, a very convenient position for keeping their "status quo of the disagreed.
"In actual fact, the president and the prime minister have offered major changes in the country's political system. It is on the basis of their initiatives brought forward earlier, that an open discussion of any issues became possible in the country.
"There is more to the truth. If rally organizers spoke in line with the principles of democracy, if they were honest before themselves and people, they would have to acknowledge and support the positive changes suggested by the president and the premier. The organizers of Opposition rallies will soon be left alone. Because those who come out for sincerity, honesty and justice will certainly support the changes suggested by the president and the premier," Yarovaya said.