MOSCOW, July 20 — RIA Novosti. The head and Creator of social network Facebook mark Zuckerberg in an interview with Recode said that the company has evidence that Russia is “really involved” in the American elections in 2016.
“Available data quite clearly indicate that the Russians really tried to influence the election,” said Zuckerberg.
According to him, experts Facebook found the first attempt of intervention associated with the Russian intelligence service hacker group Fancy Bears that hacked user accounts, even in 2015, and informed the FBI about this. In 2016 during the presidential campaign, they saw similar activity, and also sent information to the US intelligence.
“You can see the facts of intervention in the document spectracure Mueller, released last week,” said Zuckerberg.
Moreover, the CEO of Facebook added that there was another organization that influenced elections, which the specialists could not immediately recognize.
“This Agency Internet research, which has created a network of fake accounts in social networks and use them to spread false information among users,” said Zuckerberg.
Earlier, the U.S. authorities brought charges against 12 of Russians in the context of spectaculorum Robert Mueller investigation about the alleged Russian interference in U.S. elections
The American special services have accused Russia of “interfering in the elections” in 2016. For the last time readings were given many close to the Trump people.
Committees on intelligence in both houses of Congress conduct their investigation. A separate case involved an independent special Prosecutor Robert Mueller.
And in the White house and the Kremlin suspicions repeatedly denied. Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov called the charges “absolutely unfounded.” Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has repeatedly pointed out that no evidence of “interference,” no.