Analyst on US accusations against Russia

Analyst on US accusations against Russia

Analyst on US accusations against Russia

The Russian embassy commented on the accusation against six Russians in the United States, noting its focus on warming up Russophobic sentiments. On the air of Sputnik radio, analyst Mikhail Neyzhmakov explained why it is beneficial for Americans to support the topic of cyber threats.
The Russian Embassy in Washington rejects the US accusations against Russian citizens of hacking and destabilizing activities around the world. This was announced to RIA Novosti by a representative of the diplomatic mission.
Earlier, the US Department of Justice and the FBI have brought charges against six Russians of involvement in a series of hacker attacks and the spread of malware in order to attack the infrastructure of other countries. In particular, they are charged with the spread of the NotPetya virus in 2017. It is alleged that these persons are members of the GRU who organized, among other things, cyberattacks at the Olympics in South Korea.
"It is quite obvious that such news stories have nothing to do with reality and are aimed only at stirring up Russophobic sentiments in American society, at launching a" witch hunt "and spy mania. All this has been a distinctive feature of Washington's political life for several years. are destroying the once pragmatic Russian-American relations and artificially imposing on their population a toxic perception of Russia and everything connected with it, "the embassy representative commented.
The interlocutor of the agency stressed that Russia has no and had no intentions to engage in "destabilizing operations" around the world.
"This does not meet our foreign policy, national interests, as well as our understanding of how relations between states are built," he added.
On the air of Sputnik radio, Mikhail Neyzhmakov, a leading analyst of the Agency for Political and Economic Communications (APEC), shared his opinion on this issue.