Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov, commenting on the information from NBC News about the plans of the CIA to conduct a clandestine operation in cyberspace against Russia, said that reaction.
“Obviously, we will, of course. It is on the brink of rudeness. Moreover, reference to specific figures from the Russian authorities”, — he answered the question of whether Russia react (quoted by “RIA Novosti”).
Earlier NBC News reported that the CIA has begun to develop a secret cyberactive against Russia in response to “alleged Russian interference in the American presidential elections.” As told by retired Admiral James Stavridis, the US needs to attack “Russia’s ability to censor domestic Internet traffic”. In addition, we plan to identify “financial transactions President Vladimir Putin and his associates”, he said.
Vice-President Joe Biden in an interview said that “we send a signal” to Russian President Vladimir Putin.