For espionage scandals in Germany, “ears stick out” of the United States of America. This view on Sunday, June 7, shared the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
“Ears in Berlin, the US stuck for a long time, decades now. And so, I would say, a serious bid for influence in Berlin on all issues. first, this and the presence of the us military. secondly, General — this is the scandal that came to light a few years ago, wiretapping Americans of the leaders of Germany, directly MS to [German Chancellor Angela] Merkel,” Zakharova said the TV channel “Russia 1”.
the United States, according to her, tend to overshadow constructive like bring Moscow to the European agenda, and the scandals of Washington with Berlin.
In early may, the German media citing sources reported that the Prosecutor General’s office of Germany announced the international wanted list Dmitry Badin on suspicion of involvement in the cyber attack on the network of the Bundestag in 2015. It was noted that he is wanted by U.S. Federal Bureau of investigation (FBI).
Later, Merkel said that Germany is “strong evidence” of Russian involvement in the organization of cyber attacks.
In turn, Zakharova has rejected put forward by Germany against Russia unsubstantiated allegations of the involvement of Russian state structures to attack.
the Cyber attack on the resources of the Bundestag were perpetrated in April 2015. Hackers, according to official data, took at least 16 gigabytes of data. It is assumed that the attackers have copied two mailboxes, with the correspondence of the parliamentary office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel from 2012 to 2015.