US intelligence agencies will investigate the information on the relationship of US President Donald trump and the alleged Russian interference in American elections. This was stated by the Director of the Federal Bureau of investigation (FBI), James Comey during a speech before Congress, his words, reports The Hill.
"I can promise you that we will gather the facts and see where they lead us," said he.
In February, The New York Times published an article in which, with reference to sources in diplomatic circles approved, members of the election headquarters of Donald trump had contact with senior officials of Russian intelligence. This, according to the authors, evidenced by the phone records and intercepted calls.
According to sources, the talks were attended not only by officials of the headquarters of the trump, but other associates of Republican. From the Russian side the talks were also attended by representatives of countries not belonging to the security services. The names of the participants and their content was not specified.
The Democrats advocated the creation of a special Senate Committee to investigate these charges, or for the appointment of spectracular to consider the circumstances of the case. The Republicans are blocking these initiatives, and Democrats have to work independently.
6 Jan was published the declassified version of the report prepared by the CIA, FBI and national security Agency (NSA) of the USA, which States that the President of Russia Vladimir Putin personally ordered to organize a campaign to influence the political process in the United States and to discredit the presidential candidate of the Democratic party, Hillary Clinton, to win her opponent Donald trump.
In the USA the employee of the state Department is accused of making false statements to the FBI about interaction with a foreign intelligence agent. According to authorities, 60-year-old Candace Mary Claiborne who have access to classified information not reported on their contacts with Chinese intelligence, which gave her and her family members gifts and benefits.
Russian hackers allegedly attacked the largest Estonian enterprise for processing of oil shale — Viru Keemia Grupp (VKG). About it reports Department on cyber security of the country. In the attack accused the group Fancy Bear, which is allegedly linked to the Russian authorities.
Between Russia and the West, no cold war, but the world order is shifting towards greater democratization and polycentricity. This was told Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. According to him, the current way the world also moves away from the idea of Western domination.
Russians Vladimir Morozov and Evgenia Tarasova and take third place in the short program at the world figure skating Championships in Helsinki. The pair scored 79,37 points. The first place belongs to the representatives of China sui Wenjing and Han Cong, the assets of which 81.23 points.
"Barcelona" will offer Argentine striker Lionel Messi a contract under which he will receive 35 million euros per season. According to Spanish publication Marca, both parties are interested in the extension of the agreement, the validity of which ends in the summer of 2018.
Russia intends to take any further action to recover the amount of money which Ukraine owes for undertaken obligations. This statement was made by Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, commenting on the decision of the High court of London in the case of Ukraine's debt to Russia on Eurobonds for $ 3 billion.