Viktor Yanukovych

Russia's answer to charges of meddling in U.S. elections: You're messing with ours, too

Russia's answer to charges of meddling in U.S. elections: You're messing with ours, too

When it comes to accusations that Russia hacked or otherwise interfered in last year’s U.S. presidential election, the Kremlin has consistently denied any involvement.

Now, some Russian officials are pointing the finger at Washington, saying it’s America that is meddling in Moscow’s domestic affairs. In fact, Kremlin officials say, the U.S. has been doing it for years.

Hacking? The Kremlin’s website receives daily attacks initiated “from within U.S. territories,” Dmitry Peskov, President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, told reporters earlier this month.

Information warfare and fake news? Washington-funded media outlets like Radio Free Europe and the Voice of America have...

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