The head of the Russian direct investment Fund Kirill Dmitriev has denied the charges of London in an attempt to steal information about the creation of a vaccine against the coronavirus.
before the British cyber security centre told me that over the years, hackers have carried out attacks on various organizations that participated in the creation of the drug from COVID-19. In London believe that the Bandits "with almost one hundred percent probability" relate to Russian intelligence.
Dmitriev said the position of Britain unproven.
"I think this whole story is an attempt to tarnish the Russian vaccine from people who fear its success, as it is in the potential has the ability to be first to market and potentially the most successful," he said in an interview to the British Radio Times.
The head of the FUND also stressed that the capital of Russia there is simply no need to steal those plans, because the Anglo-Swedish biopharmaceutical Firm has already stated All the "secrets" to Russian colleagues.
"Everything has been transferred to the" R-Pharm ", which will produce the vaccine AstraZeneca in Russia with all the technology and know-how, " he explained.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov had previously said that Moscow did not know who could hack into the computers of farmkompanii and research centers. While Russia clearly has nothing to do with it, and the accusations unfounded of London, said the leadership of the Russian Federation.
in the Russian Embassy also questioned the desire of the British partners to understand the situation. Commissioner of the Embassy recalled that during last several years Moscow offers to London to establish a professional dialogue. The British authorities are aware of the Russian National coordination center for computer incidents, specially created for this purpose, however, they are not addressed.
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