The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday December 28, will announce new sanctions against Russia over the intervention of Russian hackers in the presidential election.
This was reported by CNN, citing informed sources, the TV channel “112 Ukraine”.
It is reported that the sanctions will include economic expansion and the introduction of new diplomatic measures. Also, the planned actions that are not publicized. It is expected to be named the names of those involved in the abduction of information from the servers of the National Committee of the Democratic party and publishing them, the report said.
According to CNN, the response associated with the requested Obama razvedochnaya about external cyber attacks on election agencies in the US. “The report, which is planned for the beginning of January 2017, will include information about the hacker attacks from China in 2008 and 2012, as well as about the attacks and the spread of misinformation by the Russian intelligence services during the election campaign of 2016”, – stated in the message.
We will remind, it was reported that the US plans to impose new sanctions against Russia in connection with the interference in the electoral process. It was reported that the official announcement of their introduction will be done before the end of the week.