Us Senator said on possible new sanctions against Russia
New anti-sanctions can enter the results of the investigation in Congress of the allegations of “meddling in the election” in the United States, said Chris Murphy.
MUNICH, Feb 19 — RIA Novosti, angelina Timofeeva. Us Senator Chris Murphy said about the possibility of introducing new anti-Russian sanctions the results of the investigation in Congress of the allegations of “meddling in the election” in the United States.
Russia has repeatedly denied proposed in the United States accusations of cyber attacks and attempts to influence elections. No evidence of Moscow’s involvement in hacking attacks with the aim of influencing the result of the presidential election, the U.S. government never filed.
“Perhaps impose sanctions in addition to those that were imposed by Obama,” said Murphy, speaking at the Munich security conference.
Earlier it was reported that the Committee on intelligence of the Senate will conduct its own investigation “of Russian intervention in elections” in the US, in particular, will examine the possible Association President Donald trump with Moscow.
In December, the Obama administration imposed sanctions against nine Russian institutions, companies and individuals, including against the GRU and the FSB, for “meddling in the election” and “the pressure on us diplomats” working in Russia. At the same time in the U.S. Senate has announced its intention to conduct its own investigation. No evidence was not presented.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking about these accusations, declared that in the published data there is nothing in the interests of Russia, and hysteria-mongering to distract from their content. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, speaking Saturday in Munich, stressed that there are no facts about the alleged Russian interference in the elections in the United States.