The white house spoke about the aid of Kiev for the Democrats in the election campaign

Representatives of the US Democratic party used the assistance of the Ukrainian Embassy in Washington during the election campaign of 2016. As the Deputy press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders at the press briefing, the participants were involved to analyze information about the Republicans.

“It makes sense to pay attention to the direct coordination of the National Committee of the Democratic party of research about their opponents with the Embassy of Ukraine. This is not an accusation, it is officially taken by the Democrats action,” she said. — “No one here sees this as a big problem.”

The American side has repeatedly accused Russia of meddling in the US presidential election. Moscow denies such accusations. Despite this, Washington has imposed against Moscow sanctions for this reason. Director of legislative activities of the US Administration Marc short said at the same briefing that the White house fully supports Congress prepared a bill on sanctions against Russia.

April 5, Deputy assistant Secretary of state for Europe and Eurasia Bridget brink stated that the budget of the United States of America on assistance to Ukraine will be reduced “on all counts”. The same information confirmed by former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst.

At the end of April edition of Foreign Policy found that the United States intend to cut financial assistance to Ukraine by 70 percent. The initially planned financial support to Kiev in the amount of $ 570 million cut to 177 million.