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Sunday, March 18, 2018

The US has accused Russia of a virus attack NotPetya on the Ukrainian government

In the United States publicly accused Russia of involvement in a virus attack NotPetya on Ukrainian government systems. This, according to the us administration, indicates the involvement of Russia to the conflict in the Donbass. Now Moscow is waiting for the “international response”, has threatened in the White house.

photo: Alexander Astafyev

In the administration of the President of the United States saw the involvement of Russia to the organization of attacks with the use of a virus NotPetya on the computer systems of governments and large enterprises in Ukraine. This statement was made by press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders.

“In June 2017, the Russian armed forces began the devastating and costly cyber attacks in history” — quotes Reuters words of the representative of the American administration.

According to Sanders, this is proof of Russian participation in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.

“The cyber attack was part of efforts of the Kremlin directed on destabilization of Ukraine”, – said the press Secretary of the White house.

Sanders called the attack “reckless and indiscriminate”. It led to huge economic losses in the European countries, Asian countries and American States. The White house has already promised to bring Russia to “international answer”.

“This was a reckless and indiscriminate attack, which will entail international consequences,” – said in a statement.

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