Medvedev urged the presidential candidates in the United States to tell “horror stories” about Russia
Presidential candidates United States the debate needs to talk about domestic issues, and not to use horror stories about Russia, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in interview to the Central television of China.
“It is their internal elections, not elections in China or Russia. The idea is that they should talk about their internal problems and not use some horror stories,” said he.
In an interview with the Second channel Israel November 2, Medvedev told reporters that affect the results of elections of the President of the United States from the outside is impossible. He stressed that Washington itself aims at influencing the political processes in many countries of the world.
In September the presidential candidate of the United States from the democratic party, Hillary Clinton statedthat the potential interference of Russia in elections in the United States is a serious threat. Speaking about the threat from Russia, Clinton was referring to, as she put it, “credible reports of Russian interference in our elections,” and referred to the hacking of e-mails of the National Committee of the Democratic party (DNC).
In October, the Ministry of homeland security and the office of the Director of national intelligence released a joint statement, which officially accused Russia of involvement in hacking attacks on the servers of the American Democratic party. In Washington noted that the information was necessary for Moscow to influence the course of U.S. presidential elections.
Here in Washington, saying that “such actions are not new, the same tactics and equipment of Russian use in Europe and Eurasia, for example, to influence public opinion.” “Based on the volume and delicacy of such efforts, we believe that only high-ranking Russian officials could authorize such activities,” said American intelligence agencies.
The United States presidential election will be held on 8 November. This post claimed by the representative of the Democratic party, Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald trump. They are both in their pre-election rhetoric regularly say about Russia.
If the Republicans cautiously assess the prospects of development of relations, the Democrats openly called the policy of Moscow with threat to U.S. interests, say about alleged Russian intervention in the election campaign and call for to contain Russia, including through the continuation of the sanctions pressure.