It's not a new cold war. It's a blatant conflict. Us-Russian relations deteriorated sharply amid the flurry of accusations and disagreements on a wide range of issues from competing military action in Syria to the dispute over East independence and the escalation of the European cyber violations.
On Tuesday, the press Secretary of the White house Josh Ernest said that the U.S. is considering "a range" of "proportional" responses to alleged Russian hacking of American political groups. Washington has publicly accused the Kremlin cyber-attacks on the electoral system and democracy itself last Friday. This happened after talks on cease-fire in Syria was not successful.
Moscow persistently denies accusations of meddling in the U.S. presidential election. In an interview this week, Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that it was a baseless accusation. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pointed to journalists as evidence that Russia stands behind her opponent, Donald trump. Appearing at the investment forum on Wednesday in Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin did not accept the charges.
"There was a hysteria about the fact that all of this is of interest to Russia, but there is nothing in the interests of Russia," Putin said. "All the hysteria directed
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