Sands sees “symptoms of paranoia” in the media reports about U.S. “espionage” of diplomats from Russia
ST. PETERSBURG, April 26. /TASS/. Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called “manifestations of paranoia” message to the American media that the Russian diplomats expelled from U.S., allegedly followed the immigrants from Russia.
“At least, if heard such accusations, you need to call some specific names and specific reasons which compelled the Americans to make such statements. Neither one nor the other was not done,” — told reporters the representative of the Kremlin. He is sure: “Therefore, [these messages] seem the same as the primary and secondary manifestations of paranoia, which sometimes activates our colleagues.”
Earlier, CNN, citing us officials reported that among the Russian diplomats expelled from the US, were supposedly spies who watched over defectors from Russia and their families.
March 26, Washington announced the expulsion of U.S. 60 Russians in connection with the case of former officer of the GRU, who was convicted in Russia for espionage in favour of great Britain, Sergei Skripal.