The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said the US proposal to pay a reward of up to $ 10 million for information about those who allegedly intervened in the presidential election.
“in Calling for money to talk about intervention in the American elections, American intelligence agencies blatantly interfering in our lives. What is this if not a real hybrid attack?” – wrote Zakharova in Facebook.
She noted that on Thursday morning, many Russians got the “amazing message” on your mobile with an offer of 10 million dollars for information about interference in elections in the United States. Also to the letter were attached the link to the website of the us diplomatic security.
“What are these letters? The fact that the U.S. state Department launched the program “Reward for justice”, the essence of which has nothing to do with noble promises. All primitive as it is based on familiar to us security officials conjunction: came – get. “Get”, of course, glossed over in the is gaining momentum of a financial pyramid”, – said Zakharov.
She also added that through their fields, “American diplomats” are going to collect information about an alleged violation or continuing intervention of Russia in American elections.
“Now came the publication in social networks, including on a specially created for this case the accounts are organized SMS mail-outs. And all this is accompanied by a quiet, but methodical collection of personal data” – said the diplomat.
Zakharov was invited to present “mirror the situation” if the Russian foreign Ministry appealed to the American people and announced the collection of information about Washington interference in Russian internal politics.
“for Offering feedback site, for example, the FSO, and then through the American mobile operator sends SMS address. Presented? And now I present it in Washington,” concluded the spokesman.
We will remind, on July 30, the United States Secretary of state Michael Pompeo at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on foreign Affairs, requested two times more money for the fight against “Russian propaganda.”
Also in the special report of the Department of state on “the ecosystem of Russian disinformation and propaganda”, States that the United States consider Russia to be a “top threat” in the field of disinformation and propaganda.