Kremlin says US report on election interference ‘groundless’

Kremlin says US report on election interference ‘groundless’
Kremlin says US report on election interference ‘groundless’

Hello and welcome to the details of Kremlin says US report on election interference ‘groundless’ and now with the details

Nevin Al Sukari - Sana'a - Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russia considered the report 'groundless' and 'unsubstantiated'. — Reuters pic

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news you need to know.

MOSCOW, March 17 — The Kremlin today dismissed as “absolutely groundless” a US report saying that Russia targeted election infrastructure during the 2020 polls.

“We consider this report to be wrong, it is absolutely groundless and unsubstantiated,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists today. 

He added that the Kremlin “regrets” the decision to publish such materials and called it an “excuse” to consider new sanctions on Moscow. 

His words were echoed by Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, who also called the conclusions of the US report “groundless”. 

He told state news agency RIA Novosti that “hostile steps towards Russia” have become “the norm of life” in Washington.

The US intelligence report published on Tuesday said that Russian President Vladimir Putin and other senior officials “were aware of and probably directed” Russia’s influence operation to sway the vote in Donald ’s favour.

It, however, concluded that the election results were not compromised. 

Russia in 2016 faced allegation of US election meddling for launching a social media campaign to boost Trump’s candidacy and discredit his opponent Hilary Clinton.

After Joe Biden’s victory over Trump in 2020, Putin was among the last world leaders to congratulate the newly elected president. 

Tensions between the former Cold War rivals have soared in recent months over hacking allegations and Washington’s demands to free jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.

Earlier in March, the US announced fresh sanctions over Navalny, who was jailed last month on returning from Germany where he was recovering from exposure to a nerve agent.

It added to the series of penalities already imposed on Moscow since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. — AFP

These were the details of the news Kremlin says US report on election interference ‘groundless’ for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Malay Mail and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

PREV Russian prison threatens to force feed hunger-striking Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, say allies
NEXT Youth join mainstream as India unveils development initiatives in Jammu and Kashmir