Published on Friday the report of the US Intelligence community indicates that Russia was trying to influence the outcome of the U.S. election in favor of President-elect Donald trump. About it reports UNIAN with reference to CNN.
“We determined that the President of Russia Vladimir Putin gave an order to affect the presidential campaign in the United States in 2016. Russia intended to undermine public faith in the democratic process of the United States, to discredit Secretary Clinton, and harm its results as a potential President. In addition, we have determined that Putin and the Russian government gave a clear preference for the elected President Trump,” reads the report.
The report notes that Moscow used different tactics, trying to influence the result. “Moscow’s influence was of a strategy that includes the spy secret actions, such as cyberactivist – with the obvious involvement of the Russian state institutions, national media, third-party intermediaries, and paid social media users or “trolls,” the report said.
(United States Intelligence Community, IC) is a collective term for 17 separate U.S. government agencies facing the task of gathering information and conducting intelligence activities in the interests of the United States.
As reported, the Vice-President of USA Joe Biden stated that it was concerned at the unwillingness of the elected President of Donald trump to listen to the intelligence and security services and advised Trump to “grow up”. The US President-elect Donald trump called a “political witch hunt” much attention is being given to the recent cyber attacks Russia on the United States, in particular, to hacker attacks aimed to interfere in the American elections.