In the Kremlin commented on the arrest of the FSB officers on charges of treason


The arrest of several officers of the FSB, suspected of treason, nothing to do with the accusations of U.S. hacking. This was reported to journalists the press-Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports “RIA Novosti”.

“In any case, no cases of this kind can not have a relationship to these ridiculous insinuations,” said Sands, answering the question whether the case of the FSB with the US claims of Russian involvement in cyber attacks.

In this Peskov said that the Kremlin categorically denies any allegations of Moscow’s involvement in any hacking attacks.

Responding to a question about whether Putin is aware about the arrests of several employees of the information security Center (Tsib) of the FSB of Russia in the case of treason, Peskov said: “I do not know about this”. However, he noted that this issue “is not the first day is discussed in the media,” and these reports “along with other materials” could be brought to the attention of the President. In addition, the head of state regularly receives reports on the operational situation along the line of the leadership of the special services, said Peskov. “I do not exclude that through these reports the information was provided in a timely manner to the President”, — said the representative of the Kremlin.

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