Director of two us secret service — Federal Bureau of investigation and the national security Agency, James Comey and Michael Rogers said that in mid-2016, Russia was confident in the victory of the democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the presidential elections. Reports RIA Novosti, they stated during the hearings in the house of representatives of the U.S. Congress.
To the question whether they consider that Moscow was confident of victory, Clinton, Rogers replied "Yes". The Komi, in turn, explained: "Yes, in August-September was so".
The head of the FBI was asked to clarify why he mentioned these two months. Komi explained that, according to him, the Russians in late summer, believed that the Republican Donald trump has no chance, so they allegedly sent their efforts to "undermine" Clinton.
Komi said that Russia was trying to hack the "many organizations" in the United States before the presidential election. "What we can say in an unclassified hearing and in our report that there have been attempts to infiltrate organizations associated with the Republican party," he said.
According to the Director of the FBI, the hackers were unable to obtain information from these organizations.
Komi has agreed with opinion of the Democrats in the house that "hacking, cybertechnology as part of the hybrid and information warfare" was used in relation to both Democratic and Republican parties.
In the United States have repeatedly accused Russia, which allegedly intervened in the presidential campaign to help Trump win. Under the assumptions of the representatives of the administration of former President Barack Obama and secret service, in July, Russian hackers broke into the servers of the National Committee of the Democratic party, and the party Committee of the Congressional. Moscow all charges have been consistently denied.
In the Macedonian Parliament stormed by protesters, the fight was injured, the leader of the social Democrats, Zoran Zaev. The social Democrats and the party representing the interests of ethnic Albanians voted for the election of the Albanian Talat Haveri the speaker of Parliament. This decision caused the indignation of the nationalists.
The air defense intercepted Israel over the Golan heights aerial target that was moving from Syria. According to residents of the Israeli city of Safed, located in the North of the country, they witnessed the launch of two missiles air defense systems "Patriot" and flash in the night sky — the result of hitting the target.
The U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley called on the members of the UN security Council to put pressure on Moscow. "We need to put pressure on Russia, because Russia continues to cover the Syrian regime — announced Hayley. — All the attention and all the pressure now has to be paid to Russia".
United Airlines reached an agreement with the passenger injured in the violent expulsion from the cabin before departure from Chicago. The amount of compensation was not disclosed. The airline stressed that assumes "full responsibility for what happened.
The men's team of Russia on hockey lost to team Sweden in the match of the Czech stage of the Eurotour. The meeting was held on Thursday, April 27, and ended with the victory of the Swedes in overtime with a score of 4:3 (0:2, 1:1, 2:0, 1:0). The decisive goal in the 65th minute of the match was scored by Gabriel Lindeskog.
In Moscow criticized the study of France on the alleged use of chemical weapons in the Syrian province of Idlib. In particular, the foreign Ministry expressed doubt that the samples are received by the intelligence agencies of France on the site of the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria credible.