The President Of Russia Vladimir Putin
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The threats from a cyber attack against Russia is nothing new, the United States had “for all the peeping and eavesdrop on everyone,” said President Vladimir Putin. In his opinion, this behavior is not consistent with international standards
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that US threats to conduct a cyber attack against Russia do not meet international standards.
“For the first time at such a high level, the United States recognizes that they are engaged and to some extent threatened, that, of course, does not meet the standards of international communication,” Putin said, commenting on the statement published on the eve of the Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden.
Putin also noted that threats to carry out a hacking attack against Russia is nothing new, as, in the opinion of the President of Russia, has long been known that the United States “for all the peeping and eavesdrop on everyone”. “From our American friends, you can expect just about anything. What he said, so new? We don’t know that the authorities of the United States for all the peeping and eavesdrop on everyone?” — asked a rhetorical question the President.
“It is well known, and it has long been no secret, this evidence is enough”, — concluded Putin.
He also warned journalists that they are subject to the wiretapping of American special services, stressing that the national security Agency, the US flouted the law.
“You are all the development objects of the relevant services”, — he warned participants of the press conference in Goa, where the BRICS summit.
Earlier, us Vice President Joseph Biden promised at the “right time” to respond to cyber attacks on the democratic party of the United States. “He [President Vladimir Putin] knows about it, and it will be the time that we choose, and under those circumstances, which will have the greatest impact,” — said in a broadcast on NBC News Biden. In addition, sources told the channel that the Central intelligence Agency (CIA) has begun to develop a secret cyberactive against Russia. According to interlocutors of the channel, in preparation for the operation of intelligence agencies are developing ways to compromise and choose the target of attack. The operation, says the publication, developed in response to the “alleged involvement of Russia in American presidential elections.” It organizes the command electronic intelligence Center, the CIA, composed of hundreds of employees, with a budget of hundreds of millions of dollars.
“We believe, based on the scope and sensitivity [hacking] attempts that only the most high-ranking Russian officials could authorize these actions,” — said in a statement, the Department of homeland security and office of the Director of national intelligence.
Prior to this, the administration of President Barack Obama has formally accused Russia of meddling in the elections of the President and the hacking attack on servers of political organizations. The white house has promised to give a “proportional” response.