The head of the election campaign, Clinton accused Russian hackers in the publication of his letters on WikiLeaks
The website WikiLeaks published confidential emails to the Chairman of the election campaign of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton John Podestà. He is accused of hacking the hackers from Russia, reports RIA “Novosti”.
“I am glad that was hacked by the Russians, trying to give an advantage in the elections Trump (the candidate in US presidents from Republican party),” wrote Podesta in his Twitter. He also noted that he didn’t have time to check which documents are authentic.
WikiLeaks released 2050 from more than 50 thousand letters from the correspondence of the Podestà. 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).
“Turkey wants to impose a no-fly zone in Northern Syria to protect refugees and stop their flow to Turkey. But this can happen only if they and others will be put to the ground troops,” – said in a letter from a representative of the defense policy Board of the United States. The letter also emphasized that Iran could become a “unifying theme” for Turkey and US and are referred to Iran, Russia and the UAR President Bashar al-Assad as a threat to the security of both countries.
Before Washington officially accused Russia of hacking into the servers of the US Democratic party – this was discussed in the joint statement of the Ministry of homeland security and office of the Director of national intelligence: “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”.
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, 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.