Russia had never placed political advertisements in Facebook, said Sands


RIA Novosti

MOSCOW, 22 sen — news. Moscow has never placed in a social network Facebook advertising, which attracted us law enforcement agencies, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

Social network Facebook has previously stated that during the presidential election campaign in the United States, Russian boats were buying advertising in this social network to influence the outcome of the race. The founder of Facebook mark Zuckerberg said that he had ordered to pass the U.S. Congress discovered advertising.

“We don’t know who and how to advertise on Facebook, and never done, never the Russian side was not involved in it”, — said Peskov told reporters.

So he responded to a request to comment on the interest of U.S. law enforcement agencies to publications in social networks, in the investigation of alleged Russian interference in presidential elections in the United States.

“We don’t know what Russiangate”, — said Peskov.

Russia has repeatedly denied accusations of trying to influence the outcome of U.S. presidential elections, calling them unfounded, especially as the American side has not presented any evidence.