UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) – The Democratic Party has filed a lawsuit against Russia, Donald Trump’s campaign headquarters and WikiLeaks following the presidential election in the United States, according to The Washington Post.
The Washington Post has announced that the US Democratic Party has filed a lawsuit against Russia, Donald Trump’s campaign headquarters and WikiLeaks , accusing them of colluding in an attempt to interfere in the presidential election. 2016.
“During the 2016 campaign, Russia launched a global attack on our democracy and found willing partners [to collaborate, ed] among those who worked for Donald Trump’s campaign,” said Thomas Perez, president of Democratic National Committee.
The newspaper recalls for its part that “the claimants require millions of dollars” in compensation for damages caused by piracy, without mentioning a specific amount.
Manhattan court complaint says Donald Trump election campaigners colluded with Russian government and intelligence in an attempt to put Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton at a disadvantage and help the Republican candidate by hacking the Democratic Party’s computer networks and by distributing documents stolen there.
The United States has previously accused Russia of “interference” in their presidential election, including through hacking social networks. Moscow repeatedly rejected accusations of attempts to influence elections in several countries, while Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov called them “absolutely unfounded”.
Donald Trump recently responded to the indictment of 13 Russians by special prosecutor Robert Mueller for “conspiracy against the United States”. According to the President, Russia launched its campaign against the United States long before he submitted his candidacy and, as a result, there can be no collusion between him and Moscow.