U.S. Senator John McCain said that Russia is a bigger threat to global security than the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). This opinion was expressed in an interview with Australian TV channel ABC.
“I think IG can do terrible things, and I am very concerned about what’s happening with the Muslim faith. I do a lot of things worried. But the Russians tried to destroy the fundamentals of democracy influenced the outcome of the US election,” said the Senator.
He immediately made a reservation that he had not seen evidence of this, but I am sure that such attempts continued during the presidential elections in France.
“So I think Vladimir Putin, the split Ukraine, a sovereign state, putting pressure on the Baltic States, I think Russian the most serious challenge before us,” — said the politician.
In response, McCain proposed the strengthening of anti-Russian sanctions.
The US impose on Russia responsible for a series of cyber attacks perpetrated during the election campaign in 2016 against American political organizations. January 6 was published declassified version of the report prepared by the CIA, FBI and NSA, where it is stated that Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly personally ordered to organize a campaign in order to influence the outcome of the U.S. elections and to achieve victory of Donald trump.
Moscow these accusations consistently rejects .