: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Trump administration issues new sanctions over Russian interference

The Trump administration has charged a Russian national in a sweeping plot to sow distrust in the American political process and imposed sanctions against a Russia-linked Ukrainian lawmaker accused of interfering in the US presidential election.Those actions on Thursday, combined with a Microsoft announcement on hacking attempts targeting US political campaigns, parties and consultants, underscore the extent to which the same cyber intrusions and foreign influence operations that defined the 2016 White House race remain a persistent concern today.They also reflect a dichotomy in the administration with officials taking aim at Russian interference in the political process even as President …read more

Source:: Al Arabiya



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