The Kremlin on Tuesday denied US claims that Russian military intelligence was behind cyber attacks targeting Ukraine’s power grid, the 2017 French election and the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov described US charges against six Russian intelligence officers as “rampant Russophobia which, of course, have nothing to do with reality.”
The US Justice Department, which announced the charges against the GRU agents Monday, also said Russian intelligence was behind the “NotPetya” malware attack that infected computers of businesses worldwide, causing nearly $1 billion in losses to three US companies alone.
At the same time, UK Foreign Secretary Dominic …read more
Source:: Al-Manar TV