(DPA) It reads like the plot of a Cold War spy novel: The Obama administration seems to have no doubt that Russia is behind cyberattacks and intrusions during the US presidential election. But president-elect Donald Trump remains sceptical.
US President Barack Obama in his final weeks in office managed in one fell swoop to strike at both Russia and president-elect Donald Trump, as well as create a rift within the Republican Party.
He expelled 35 Russian diplomats last week on allegations that they were "intelligence operatives" amid accusations that the Russian government directed cyberattacks intended to influence the US presidential election in November. […]
Russian analyst Mikhail Troitskiy told dpa that Republicans in Congress formed their opinion about Russia a while ago, and the Obama administration has never forced their hand. […]
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