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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Obama suspected Russia of trying to influence U.S. elections

Barack Obama did not rule out that Russia will try to intervene in the election process of the new American President. In his opinion, affect the results of the vote Moscow could, cracking e-mail US Democratic party.

photo: Alexander Astafyev

US President Barack Obama in an interview with NBC responded to the question, whether the Russian will try to exert influence elections to be held on 8 November. “Everything is possible”, — said the politician.

Obama declined to answer the question of whether to stand Russia for hacking email Democrats, however, noted that “experts attribute this (hacking) Russian.”

“I think the FBI continues to investigate the incident. (…) What we know is the fact that Russia is hacking our systems, not only governmental, but also private,” said the American President.

Barack Obama believes that Russia is more sympathetic light campaign of Republican Donald trump, who “expressed great admiration for Vladimir Putin”. The trump repeatedly argued that made no compliments to Putin, and only called him a bright politician.

The newspaper the New York Times previously wrote that the leaked documents of the US Democratic party might be involved in the Russian special services, and that this alleged evidence of Russia’s intention to help Donald Trump in the election of the President of the United States.

Recall that from the correspondence of the Democrats, which was published by the website WikiLeaks, showed that the party apparatus openly supported Hillary Clinton against her rival, democratic Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders. Despite the scandal, Clinton still became the official candidate for the US presidency from the democratic party.

Before the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called “absurd” the reports about the possible participation of Russian hackers hacking into the email of the Democrats. And the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov was unable to find acceptable words.

Read more: Lavrov joked about hacking email of the democratic party USA, Russian hackers

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