The house of representatives of the United States Congress approved the creation of a Committee to combat the so-called hidden influence of Russia in other countries. This structure was included in the total project budget for the remainder of the 2017 financial year, wrote on Thursday, may 4, TASS with reference to the document.
The text stated that Russia is supposedly using such methods as “terrorist acts, assassinations, covert broadcasting, media manipulation, disinformation and financing agents of influence”. The Committee should include representatives of national intelligence, DoD, FBI, state Department, Ministry of Finance, office of the attorney General and the Department of energy.
In the case of a structure will have to report annually to Congress on progress, key initiatives, as well as allegedly taken by Moscow’s attempts to exert influence. To approve the establishment of such a Committee should the Senate, the deadline for voting is scheduled for may 5.
At the end of last year, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that Russian-American relations “is hardly something to mess around” as they are “quite at the bottom.” However Moscow hopes for resumption of dialogue, he stressed.
January 6 was published declassified version of the report prepared by the CIA, FBI and national security Agency USA, which States that the President of Russia Vladimir Putin reportedly personally ordered to organize a campaign to influence the political process in the United States and to discredit the candidate in presidents from Democratic party Hillary Clinton, to win her opponent Donald trump. Moscow denies the accusations. The head of the White house Raines Priebus also said that he is “tired” of the ongoing news from unnamed sources about the alleged relationship of the tramp with Moscow.