President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has declared that the US Embassy in Moscow showed who its employees are by hanging the flag representing the LGBT community, Interfax reports.

After a meeting with the President, Alexey Pushkov, member of the task force set up to draft amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, stated that the act was committed during the vote for the amendments to the Constitution.

“Our stance is clear — there has never been discrimination and there have never been restrictions on rights in Russia,” Putin said.