Biden said that a hacker attack Russia, the United States responded with covert operations

The United States responded to Russia for its hacking attacks not only the official action of expulsion of diplomats and the introduction of new sanctions, but «secret actions». This was announced by Vice-President Joe Biden in an interview with PBS television.

Media: U.S. intelligence found intermediaries between Russia and WikiLeaks in the transmission of letters, Democrats

«When the question over a month ago was whether we will respond to hacker attacks, I said we’ll do it when (and how) to choose. Something that we did, you know, something-no. And we did both,» — said the Deputy head of the American administration.

Biden did not specify what exactly was «secret actions» of Washington. On the question of whether the public finds out later about these steps, Biden said, «I Hope not». He recalled that other response, the US was public and included the announcement the persona non grata of the group of employees of the Russian Embassy in Washington and Consulate General in San Francisco.

As previously stated Biden, the us government has evidence that Russia tried to support the Republican Donald Trump at the election of the President of the United States. As the Vice-President, the Russian authorities sought to «discredit the election process in the United States» and attempted to hurt the opponent trump, at the election of the representative of the Democratic party Hillary Clinton.

In addition, Biden lashed out at trump, who has in recent days questioned the conclusions of the American authorities about the Russian involvement in cyber attacks.

We will remind, on December 29 in connection with the cyber attacks Russia, the US administration imposed sanctions against the Federal security service and Main Directorate of the General staff of the Russian Armed forces (former Main intelligence Directorate, GRU). It was also announced the expulsion of U.S. 35 Russian diplomats. In a statement, President Barack Obama said that decisions were taken «in response to malicious cyberactivity Russia» and the harassment of American diplomats in Russia.

Media: U.S. intelligence found intermediaries between Russia and WikiLeaks in the transmission of letters, Democrats

Us intelligence found intermediaries between Russia and WikiLeaks, transferred the stolen documents to the US Democratic party for publication. It is reported by CNN, citing sources with access to the report which had been submitted to President Barack Obama.

The Washington Post, citing U.S. officials in early December 2016 wrote about some intermediaries who could give Wikileaks a letter from the staff of the former candidate of the democratic party Hillary Clinton.

Earlier, the press Secretary of the White house Josh Ernest stated that intelligence officials said Thursday Barack Obama details related to the alleged hacking attack by Russia during the election campaign of 2016.

The report was prepared by the Ministry of homeland security and the National intelligence service of the country. It refers to the confidence of the Washington foreign interference in elections, including in hacking hackers associated with the Russian government, addresses the democratic party. According to intelligence, these actions helped Donald Trump win the election.

As reported by Josh earnest, the report will be later presented to members of Congress. In addition, as it became known, on Friday, January 6, President-elect Donald trump will meet with representatives of intelligence, who will report to him on the subject. Version of the report that do not contain classified information will be circulated next week.




Biden said that a hacker attack Russia, the United States responded with covert operations 06.01.2017

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