On Friday, March 9, in the NBC published an interview which a journalist Megyn Kelly took the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
Some answers of the Russian President drew the attention of the media. In particular, answering a question from Kelly about whether he considers normal that 13 Russians and three Russian company intervened in the American elections, Putin said that it «still, as they do not represent the state.»
«They do not represent the interests of the Russian state. Maybe they are not Russian, but Ukrainians, Tatars, Jews with Russian citizenship. It is also necessary to check. Maybe they have dual citizenship or a green card. And maybe they this job the Americans paid. How do you know? I don’t know», — said Putin. This fragment of an interview published on the RT website.
We will remind, on February 16, the office of the US attorney General filed charges of meddling in elections against 13 citizens of Russia and three Russian companies.
We are talking about organizations «online research,» Concord Management and Consulting, and Concord Catering. Of the individuals in the indictment included Yevgeny Prigozhin, Michael Bystrov, Mikhail Burchik (also known as Mikhail Abramov), Alexander Krylov, Anna Bogacheva, Sergei Polozov, Maria Bouda, Robert Bowd, Jeyhun Aslanov, Vadim Podkopaev, Gleb Vasil, Irina Kaverina, Vladimir Venkov, which, according to the prosecution, he held various positions in the «online research».
Spectacular in the case of Russian interference in presidential elections in the United States and the relationship of the campaign of Donald trump with Moscow Robert Mueller stated that these companies and citizens of the Russian Federation interfered in the elections in the United States in 2014, including in the presidential election in 2016.
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