The first ever offensive cyber attack by the Pentagon took place - and Russia turned out to be its object, or rather the “trolley factory” in the form of the St. Petersburg Internet Research Agency (AII) of Yevgeny Prigogine, an “oligarch close to Putin”.
The US Justice Department detained the founder of the organization "The right to arms" for acting as an agent of influence in favor of Russia, which in America is illegal. The protégé of ex-senator Alexander Torshin now faces up to 10 years in prison.
Putin called ridiculous US accusations against "restaurateur from Russia."
Oleg Deripaska paid 560 thousand dollars for the American visa, but eventually was deprived of it, as "connected with organized crime", writes the Wall Street Journal.
Cars will be repurchased or repaired, their owners will receive $5000-10000 of compensation, which is not promised to the Europeans.
Alexey Navalny sent a statement to the Russian Investigative Committee, the FSB and the US Justice Department, accusing the president's press secretary of receiving "bribes". Navalny's Anti-Corruption Fund argues that the businessman Ziyavudin Magomedov paid for Peskov's vacation on a yacht Maltese Falcon.