The U.S. justice Department showed Russian officials involved in the hacking of the servers of the Committee of the US Democratic party and the diversion of the data obtained in 2016. About this newspaper The Wall Street Journal, citing sources close to the investigation.
According to the publication, it is at least six employees of the Russian authorities. However, their names are not known, in what areas they work, not specified.
It is noted that the Ministry of justice is now plenty of evidence, so in 2018 against these people can be charged. The sources believe that the arrest of the suspects in this case is unlikely.
It is also reported that this issue may be postponed until the end of the investigation about the Russian intervention in elections. Investigators do not exclude that in the process there can be identified “dozens of others”.
Russia has repeatedly accused of meddling in the US presidential election. In particular, the American journalists and officials claimed that “Russian hackers” stole and published on the Internet correspondence of the Democrats, and tried to get into the electronic vote counting system. Moscow denies such accusations, including at the highest level.