Obama received a report about “Russian intervention” in U.S. elections

Obama received a report about “Russian intervention” in U.S. elections


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Barack Obama received the report of American authorities, which referred to the alleged intervention of Russia and other States in presidential elections. Information from this report will be published next week

President Barack Obama received the report, which referred to “the intervention of Russia and other countries” in the presidential election. This was stated by the Director of National intelligence of the country, James clapper, reports The Associated Press.

The report, prepared by the Ministry of homeland security and National intelligence, said that U.S. authorities “are confident” foreign interference in elections, including in Russia hacking email members of the Democratic party. National intelligence believes that “Moscow intervened to help Donald Trump win [in the elections]”.

The Agency reports that Clapper and some other high-ranking U.S. intelligence officials believe that Russia is a serious threat to the U.S. government, military, diplomatic, and commercial transactions.

Some of the information from the report will be published next week. At the same time us senators will be able to obtain information about the “Russian hack”. Previously elected President of the United States Donald trump called “strange” transfer on Friday the announcement of the results of the investigation N. I. USA.

Washington has repeatedly accused Russia of meddling in the election. With such statements were made, as Barack Obama and former candidate Hillary Clinton during his campaign. Obama, speaking during his latest press conference, stated that Russia did not intervene directly in voting on 8 November, however, put pressure on the election process. Moscow has repeatedly denied.

USA in late December imposed sanctions against Russia. They touched the FSB, the GRU, several juridical and physical persons, including 35 diplomats. They were deported because, according to the state Department, they acted “not in accordance with their diplomatic or consular status.”