Putin commented on the report in the US about intervention of Russia in election


RIA Novosti

There is nothing independent in the world, appointments of U.S. intelligence is talking about it, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at plenary meeting within the framework of St. Petersburg international economic forum.

“As for independent sources, there is nothing independent in the world. And even the last appointments of your (American — ed.) special services suggests that the preference is still there”, — said Putin, answering the question about the US report on the alleged RF interference in the elections.

The St. Petersburg international economic forum, the world’s leading platform for business communication and discussion of key economic issues, is held this year June 1-3. MIA Russia today acts as information partner of the forum.

Currently in Congress, is under investigation over alleged intervention of the Russian Federation in the United States presidential election, won by Donald trump. While the American media regularly reports, generally citing unnamed sources, the contacts of the members of the electoral headquarters of the trump with Russian officials and businessmen. Russia has repeatedly denied accusations of attempts to influence U.S. elections, but the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called them “completely unfounded”.