US expels 35 Russian officials over election cyber attacks.
WASHINGTON, 30 dicember 2016
– US expels 35 Russian officials over election cyber attacks. United States expels 35 Russian officials over election hacks. The US government announced on Thursday that it had expelled 35 Russian military operatives and imposed sanctions on four high-ranking members of the GRU, the Russian military intelligence unit that the US believes was behind cyber attacks during the election.
administration is also expected to release further evidence that would link Russia to the attacks against the Democratic National Committee and a key Hillary Clinton adviser.
President Barack Obama
has stopped short of claiming the cyber attacks handed the presidency to Donald Trump, but his administration has publicly accused Russia of meddling in the US electoral process — a line, they say, that the Kremlin should not be allowed to cross again. (Financial Times