Putin compared the hackers to free the artists
The intervention of the hackers, in principle, could not affect the election results in any country. This opinion was expressed by Russian President Vladimir Putin during the meeting with heads of international news agencies on Thursday, June 1, the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
Answering a question from a German journalist about whether cyber attacks to influence the upcoming parliamentary elections in Germany, Putin said that those wishing to intervene in electoral processes “unable to get from anywhere, from any country”.
Hackers are the same people free as artists: the mood is good, got up in the morning and draw. And hackers, if you woke up and read something, if they are Patriotic, they begin to make their leptolaimus Putin
However, he again denied all accusations of Moscow’s involvement in hacking attacks during the elections. “We at the state level don’t do that and are not going to do it, — said Putin. On the contrary, we try to fight in the country.”
In November last year, the head of the Federal intelligence service of Germany Bruno KAHL stated that there was a high level of cyber threats from Russia during the election campaign. He claimed that his Department has evidence of Moscow’s attempts to create in Germany “political uncertainty”.