Assange has denied the involvement of Russia to sink a correspondence of the top Democrats

He declared it in interview to the American TV channel NBC.

“This [attacks by Russian hackers on the server of the Democratic party of the USA] there is no evidence. We do not disclose our sources, and, of course, is a distraction that encourages the election campaign of Hillary Clinton,” said Assange.

Previously, the newspaper The New York Times citing unnamed sources reported the possible involvement of Russian hackers for the publication of documents of the US Democratic party. Employees of several companies in the field of computer security reported that WikiLeaks published metadata documents of the national Committee of the party there are traces of the passage through computers with Russian settings.

22 Jul portal WikiLeaks has published about 20 thousand letters and documents of the party associated with the campaign of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. From the published data follows that the leadership of the democratic party has favored former Secretary of state to the detriment of its competitor, the Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders.

In this regard, the national Committee of the US Democratic party apologized before Senator Sanders for the scandal with the leak of documents of the party. The party leader Debbie Wasserman Schultz after the start of the scandal, announced the resignation after the Congress in Philadelphia.

Candidate for President of the USA from Republicans, Donald trump called the involvement of Russia to the incident a “joke”.