Russian hackers may attempt to interfere in Germany's 2017 general election as they allegedly did with the U.S. presidential race..
France warns Russia against meddling in election
- France said on Wednesday it would not accept interference by Russia or any other state in its presidential election, and would retaliate if necessary.
The pledge by Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault followed complaints by the party of election frontrunner Emmanuel Macron that his campaign was the target of 'fake news' put out by Russian media, as well as internet attacks on its databases.
He said France would set clear limits, "including retaliatory measures when that is necessary, because no foreign state can influence the choice of the French, no foreign state can choose the future president of the Republic."(Excerpt) Read more at: reuters.com ...
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- France's foreign minister told Russia Friday there was no justification for the fierce assault on Syria's Aleppo..
- European Union sanctions on Russia are pointless, the frontrunner in France's presidential election Francois Fillon said on Monday..
- Moscow has slammed the recent ODNI report which claims Russia hacked the US elections. The Kremlin spokesman said it was "reminiscent of a witch hunt.."
- French President Francois Hollande on Saturday warned against the risks of rising nationalism in his last New Year address ahead of the election..
- The United States must either stop accusing Russia of meddling in its elections or prove it, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
- German Chancellor Angela Merkel's "days are numbered," according to the leader of France's right-wing National Front party, Marine Le Pen.
- Germany is alarmed that Russia may seek to interfere in its national elections next year, the domestic intelligence chief said, echoing concerns..