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The President of the United States, Donald trump intends to sign a decree on the responsibility for intervention in the American elections. Reuters said the sources.
The decision of the us leader coincides with the measures that take security services and the country’s military to prevent foreign intervention in the midterm elections to Congress in November. The sanctions will affect individuals and companies who are accused of trying to influence the election through cyber attacks or other means.
“The administration seeks to establish a new normal in cyberspace — said the Agency interlocutor. Is the first step in setting boundaries and to publicly announce our response for bad behavior”.
In the White house preparing the decree did not comment.
In July, trump announced that Russia again tries to intervene in the US elections in November. According to the American leader, Moscow will continue to support the Democratic party, not Republican, despite the fact that, according to intelligence, Russia was involved in the victory of the Republican candidate in the presidential elections in 2016.
Washington has repeatedly accused Moscow of trying to influence the presidential elections. According to the US intelligence, Russian intelligence used by two hacker groups — Fancy Bear and Cozy Bear — for hacking the servers of the Democratic party. The Russian side denies the accusations of involvement in hacking.
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