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.
Irish fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Conor McGregor announced that he had signed a contract to host the fight according to the rules of Boxing American Floyd Mayweather. The athlete said that now awaiting a decision by al Haimona, who is representing Mayweather, the boxer.
People's artist of Russia, founder of the direction of painting "economise" Alexander Tikhomirov died in Blagoveshchensk. About it reported in a press-service of the government of the Amur region. The artist was 61 years old. The cause of death is not known. Tikhomirov was born in 1956 in the town of Elektrostal, Moscow oblast.
The flight WZ-9382 Red Wings airlines from Yekaterinburg to Antalya was delayed for 7.5 hours. This is evidenced by the on-line website of the carrier. The Tu-204 had to leave awagaman Koltsovo at 6:00 local time (4:00 GMT) on Thursday, may 18, but the flight was postponed to 13:30 (11:30 GMT).