The defeat of Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election contributed to the two “unprecedented” event in particular, “attack” Russian President Vladimir Putin. This was told by Clinton herself, writes The New York Times.
According to her, Russia sought to “undermine democracy” the U.S. is using cyber-attacks on the Democrats. Hacks, Clinton said, were the result of “personal accounts” Putin to it due to the fact that in 2011, she, as Secretary of state, accused Russia of fraud in the Duma elections.
“Putin has publicly accused me that his own people began to pour out indignation, and it is a direct line between what he said and what he did during those elections [in the US],” said Clinton.
She added that the attack was not only directed at her and her campaign, but against the United States as a whole. “We are far beyond the usual political problems. It is a question of the purity of our democracy and the security of our nation,” Clinton said.
The second is “unprecedented” event that influenced the outcome of the elections, the politician said that the decision of the FBI Director James Komi Republic shortly before the elections send to Congress a notification of the resumption of the investigation against her. The statement that the Komi Republic responsible for her defeat, Clinton also made shortly after the election, November 13.
The U.S. has repeatedly accused Russia of meddling in the American elections during the race. In early October, the Bush administration officially accused Moscow of hacker attacks on the Democratic party. As argued by the then Washington, the purpose of these attacks, “interference in the election process in the United States.” Moscow has rejected the accusations, calling them “ridiculous” and “mythical”.
December 15, NBC News, citing unnamed sources, reported that Putin has “personally participated” in the campaign for intervention in the presidential election. In the Kremlin these messages are called “ridiculous nonsense”. Assistant to the President Yuri Ushakov said Putin during a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama at the G20 summit in China gave “a clear answer” to the allegations of Russian interference in the election process.