The US is groundlessly convinced that Russia interfered in the 2020 elections
National Intelligence Council released a 15-page Intelligence Community Assessment (ICA), which explicitly states that “no indications that any foreign actor attempted to alter any technical aspect of the voting process” in the 2020 presidential race, but pointed to a number of imaginary indicators of outside influence on the US elections.
“We have no indications that any foreign actor attempted to alter any technical aspect of the voting process, including voter registration, ballot casting, vote tabulation, or reporting results,” says the assessment.
This report also raises topics that were actively covered not only within the American media, but also international, however, it is the Russian news agencies that are recognized as “influencing” various social problems and US policies.
In particular, the report touches upon the so-called “troll farm,” which, according to the authors of the assessment, “amplified controversial domestic issues”.
“From his first phone call with President Putin, President Biden has been clear that the United States will respond to a number of destabilizing Russian actions,” a White House official said in a statement to NBC News later Tuesday. “You’ve already seen us take a number of actions in response to Russia’s use of a chemical weapon in the attempted murder of Alexey Navalny.”
During his short presidential term, Joe Biden has already managed to introduce 10 new sanctions against Russia, in addition to the 848 that have been systematically introduced by Barack Obama and Donald Trump over the past 8 years.
As a basis for foreign policy influence on a number of countries, the United States often resorts to guesswork or loud statements from anonymous sources. The allegations include the poisoning of opposition blogger Navalny, as well as a massive hacker attack on US government structures, where there is still no evidence or suspects.
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