The challenge of a Russian diplomat in the state Department called “megaphone diplomacy”


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The Russian Embassy in Washington commented the call to the chargé d’affaires of Russia Dmitry Zhirnova in the state Department, calling the incident “megaphone diplomacy”. This is stated in the statement on the website of the Embassy.

On 5 August it became known that the assistant Secretary of uess Mitchell called Zhirnova, “to obtain a response to the Kremlin’s attempts to use accounts in social networks to promote violence and division in the United States.”

“What kind of answer can be a speech if the subject of charges does not exist in principle? Repeatedly and at various levels, we debunked the absolute failure of such insinuations. What answer we will be taken from the ceiling of publication in media such as messages about blocking social network Facebook 32 account under the slogans of struggle against the “Russian threat?”” — asked the diplomats.

“I can only Express regret that the state Department is once again slipping into “megaphone diplomacy”,” — summed up in the Embassy.

In the US from 2017 under the leadership of sacromere Robert Mueller investigated the case of alleged Russian intervention in the American elections in 2016. The investigation of the Floor of Manafort, who headed the staff of Donald trump, was charged, not connected with the “Russian” version. In June the secret service was nominated in absentia prosecution of 12 Russian scouts. 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.

Moscow denies accusations of involvement in the intervention in the American elections.

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