"Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of 'double standards' regarding the treatment of the Capitol rioters."
Mr. Putin said it was hypocritical for the US to condemn international crackdowns on anti-government demonstrations while punishing Americans for "political demands."
Mr. Putin, speaking at a forum in St Petersburg, set low expectations for his meeting with US Vice President Joe Biden on June 16 in Geneva, Switzerland.
Relations between the two countries are at an all-time low, dating back to the Cold War.
Mr Putin discussed some of the diplomatic stumbling blocks at the International Economic Forum on Friday, saying he does not anticipate any breakthroughs during the Biden bilateral.
He refuted reports that Russia was behind recent cyber-attacks on US businesses, as well as claims that Moscow meddled in American elections.
"We don't have any problems with the US, but it does," Putin said in a separate interview with the state-run Channel One television station on Friday.
He also accused the United States of attempting to suffocate Russia's economy and sway its domestic politics.
Mr Putin said, "It wants to contain our growth and publicly talks about it."