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Saturday, February 17, 2018

The white house explained the lack of sanctions against Putin

Press Secretary of President Barack Obama’s Josh Ernest at a press briefing on Tuesday answered the question of journalists about why Washington has imposed sanctions against the Russian leader Vladimir Putin for cyber attacks. A White house spokesman said that sanctions against heads of state were an extreme measure and used only in certain circumstances.

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Josh Ernest.

“According to the policy of imposition of sanctions, the leaders of foreign States are specified in the black list only in certain circumstances. And it would be extraordinary if Putin personally appeared in this list”, — quotes RIA “news” words of Ernest.

In addition, journalists asked about the episode with the penetration system of the United States of Chinese hackers in 2015. This was recently recalled Sean Spicer, a future press Secretary of Donald trump. Speaking of the disproportionality of sanctions against Russia for cyber attacks, he recalled that in 2015 China vs nothing at all was imposed.

Ernest responded that the episode was also malicious, but differed essentially from cyber-attacks, in which he accused Russia. Then, in the hands of hackers could get personal data of civil servants, but this time, says Washington, cyber attack was organized with the aim to influence the presidential elections.

Ernest added that in 2015, was made one public announcement about the actions of Chinese hackers, but he can’t talk about what was done in private.

Ernest also confirmed that until January 20, when the end of the term of Barack Obama will be published the full report of us intelligence about cyber attacks.

While earlier there was information that the US President-elect Donald trump after hearing briefings by American intelligence, including about the cyber attacks they have not found conclusive data on the participation of Russia.

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