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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange used the Ecuador Embassy in the UK as a headquarters for intervention in the US presidential election in 2016. About it reports CNN with reference to the exclusive documents.
It is reported that, according to new surveillance reports on Assange, he led a series of revelations, which “rocked the presidential campaign in the United States in 2016”. In addition, he allegedly met regularly with the hackers of the world level, many Russians, including representatives of the TV company RT, and give instructions to distribute incriminating information. It is noted that the whistleblower got a powerful technical devices for better coordination.
Earlier it was reported that the UK will not send Assange to a country where there is the death penalty. In most States it survived as a punishment.
On 11 June, the U.S. Department of justice sent the British authorities a formal request for extradition of Assange. In may, the Agency filed against the founder of WikiLeaks 17 new charges. Washington has accused him of violating the espionage act.
Assange is now serving a prison sentence in the UK for breach of bail. To 50 weeks imprisonment 1 sentenced may court in London.
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