U.S. accusing Russia of hacker attacks is a clear political move to whip up unprecedented anti-Russia hysteria, it has no evidence at all, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Saturday.
“The joint statement by the office of the director of national intelligence and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), published on October 7, contains a series of unproved by facts accusations, stating Russia is involved in organization of the hacker attacks on the U.S. political institutes and individuals,” he said. “They repeat the statements, which have been re-posted for weeks, regarding our involvement in publishing of private emails, in hacking servers and so forth.”
They now even claim, he said, “Moscow used to execute such technologies in Europe and Eurasia to influence the public opinion.”
“Any evidence base for such serious accusations is absolutely missing.”
“Either it is kept with the U.S. Administration, or it is invented by those who now in Washington are executing a clear political order thus whipping up the unprecedented anti-Russia hysteria,” the deputy foreign minister said.