The head of US intelligence has accused Russia of trying to meddle in the upcoming elections
WASHINGTON, 2 Jun — RIA Novosti. Russia continues to “a campaign” aimed at “interference” in the upcoming November 2018 interim parliamentary elections, said on Thursday reporters the head of the N. I. USA Dan Coates.
With regard to Russia’s intervention in the midterm elections, we continue to see a broad campaign by sending messages from Russia in order to weaken and divide the United States.Dan Coates the head of the N. I. USA
According to him, intelligence also knows about the hacking attempts to get information, the purpose of which be the American officials.
Midterm elections in the U.S. Congress will be held November 6. They will be fully re-elected house of representatives (lower house) and the 35-member Senate (upper house), there will also be elections for governors of several States and heads of territories.
The investigation of the alleged Russian “intervention” in U.S. elections, and alleged ties of U.S. President Donald trump with the Russian Federation that contradict the White house and the Kremlin, is spectaculorum Robert Mueller, and in both houses of Congress. While evidence of any “interference” was not given, despite the fact that the “investigation” lasted for more than a year.
Russia has repeatedly denied accusations of trying to influence the elections in different countries, as the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called them “completely unfounded”. The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking about alleged Russian intervention in elections in the United States and other countries stated that no facts confirming it, no.