Although the State Duma denied today that it was involved in the issue of influence over the American elections, Yevgeny Prigozhin, the famous Russian businessman, close to Russian President Vladimir Putin, blasted in air a large caliber.
The founder of the Wagner Fighting Group, who in previously accused of running a variety of accounts to influence US politics, admitted interfering in the election, adding that he will continue to do so. in future.
“We will continue to interfere.”
“We interfered (in the US election) and we are interfering now, and we will continue to interfere, carefully, accurately and in our own way, as we master it!” He said in a comment on the site web of his catering company Concorde, on Facebook.
Prigozhin’s comment, subject to American and European sanctions, and accused for several years of interfering in the American elections, in particularly the 2016 presidential elections, came on the eve of the mid-term elections, which will take place tomorrow, when Americans will go to the polls to renew most of the members of the House of Representatives and a third of the Senate seats, as well as elect 30 state governors out of 50.
The Duma denies
It also came after State Duma chairman Vyacheslav Volodin, earlier today, denied these rumors altogether, pointing out that his country does not interfere in US elections, nor allow interference in its affairs.
He also viewed these allegations as a preemptive justification by the Democratic Party for his defeat in the upcoming Senate and House of Representatives elections tomorrow, following the mistakes of the Joe Biden administration, according to him.
Interestingly, US sources reported yesterday that fake accounts have launched a campaign to influence the election results, indicating that a Russian agency that interfered in the 2016 and 2020 elections is now repeating its practices, according to the report. New York Times.
He also claimed that those reports launched a massive smear campaign against US President Joe Biden and other prominent Democrats. in flagrant way.
Last month, the FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency warned of the spread of disinformation through “media webmagazines onlinemessaging apps, scam websites and emails, “promoting false allegations of data breaches or voting results.
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