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The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Germany refused to call sources of data on participation of GRU in cyber attacks - RIA Novosti, 11.10.2018


Horst Zeekhofer. Archival photo
BERLIN, 11 Oct — RIA Novosti. The Interior Minister of Germany Horst Zeekhofer claims that the facts and analytical materials indicate high probability of participation of the Russian military intelligence in cyber attacks in Europe, however RIA Novosti / Vladimir the Song did not begin to call sources of this information.© to Pass into an image bank In Latvia claim that they fixed the attacks of the Russian hackers "more than once We consider that the facts and analytical materials with high probability indicate what a source is military (investigation) of GRU. I hope for your understanding because we will not do public sources which led us to these facts and results" — Zeekhofer told. Earlier that Germany with full confidence treats the statement of the Netherlands and Britain on attempts of cyber attacks to OPCW, the official representative of the Cabinet of Ministers of Germany Steffen Seibert said at a briefing. The British Foreign Ministry published the statement in which it is said that the British authorities "with high degree of confidence" consider that the head department of the Russian General Staff (GRU) "almost precisely" organized a series of cyber attacks worldwide earlier, including in Britain, and intend to answer together with allies. © REUTERS/Vincent Kessler Juncker urged to keep dialogue with Russia after charges of "cyber attacks" of the Ministry of Defence of the Netherlands on October 4 said that intelligence agencies of the country prevented hacker attack to Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) which four citizens of the Russian Federation allegedly tried to carry out. As declared the head of department of ANC Beyleveld, suspected with diplomatic passports turned out from the Netherlands on April 13. The Russian Foreign Ministry called charges "next directed propaganda" an action and stated that the started "anti-Russian campaign of a shpionomaniya" does serious harm to the bilateral relations. Also in the Russian Foreign Ministry paid attention that the statement of MO of the Netherlands is made before the session of OPCW on October 9 in the run-up to which the "necessary" political background for illegal initiatives is created. Later accusations to Russia were made by the USA and Canada, having stated that they seven "staff of GRU" are involved in the hacker attacks to an electoral system of the USA, anti-doping laboratories, the nuclear company Westinghouse, theft and the publication of data, washing of means with use of cryptocurrency. At the same time four of the Russians suspected by the American side — the same people who were turned out by the Netherlands. Earlier Washington refused the offer of Moscow on creation of group on cyber security. The Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov said that the USA "poisons" the atmosphere in the Russian-American relations with new charges to intelligence agencies of the Russian Federation. He noted that forcing of tension between two nuclear powers is dangerous. The Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called a situation around charges of the Netherlands to Russia in breaking of OPCW an example of "megaphone diplomacy". He also noted that nothing confidential on a trip in April to the Hague of the Russian experts accused by Holland of espionage was: it was the routine visit. Russia suggested to create the USA

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