The Federal Bureau of investigation, the United States launched an investigation of hacking email of the head of the campaign of Hillary Clinton, John Podestà, which was blamed hackers from Russia. As transfers Reuters, Podesta reiterated the version of the Russian track and added that Russia may be in collusion with the Clinton’s opponent, Republican Donald trump. In the night of Wednesday, the White house announced that President Obama is weighing a “proportional” response to the actions of the Russian hackers.
E-mail Podestà was published on the WikiLeaks website – a total of more than 2000 letters from the 50 thousand that were at the disposal of the site. Part of a published letters on Turkey and its interests in the Syrian conflict, and the role in the fight against the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia).
That took up investigation of the FBI, Podesta said in an interview with reporters on Board Clinton campaigns. He noted that this is part of a broader FBI investigation into cyber attacks from Russia, which, in particular, allowed hackers to capture the information from the servers of the Democratic party.
In early September, Clinton said that the potential Russian intervention in U.S. elections is a serious threat. The PDM candidate for us presidents called quickly and reliably to resolve this challenge. Speaking about the threat, Clinton said that is referring to the recent “credible reports of Russian interference in our elections,” and referred to the hacking of e-mails of the national Committee Democrats in July.
In early October the Minister of national security Jay Johnson warnedthat the presidential election voting system States will undergo large-scale hacker attack.
A week later, October 7, Washington officially accused Russia of hacking the servers of the US Democratic party. “The U.S. intelligence community believes that the Russian government ordered about the recent break-ins of electronic communications of individuals and institutions, including political organizations in the United States. The recent unveiling of the alleged stolen emails on sites such as DCLeaks.com WikiLeaks and online persona Guccifer 2.0, consistent with the methods and motivation of actions, guided by Russia”, – emphasized in a statement the Ministry of homeland security and office of the Director of national intelligence.
Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called on similar charges, previously unheard in the American media about Russia, “absolutely unfounded.” In early September, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that the Russian government was not involved in hacking attacks on the Democratic party of the United States, which was published thousands of electronic documents. In an interview with Bloomberg, the Russian leader said: “I Want you to tell me about it definitely absolutely nothing is known, and at the state level, Russia never engaged.”