Russia Will Try to Affect the Election of Congress

Just a few weeks before the preliminary election of members of Congress, high intelligence officials of the United States reminded that Russia seemed to want to disrupt this year's election as well as in the 2016 presidential election.

The head of the major intelligence agency to the Senate Intelligence Commission on Tuesday (13/2), that Moscow sees the intermediate election as an opportunity to execute influential operations.

"Minimum, we suspect Russia will continue to use propaganda, social media and other means to influence and tackle social divisions and politics in America, "said Dan Coats, Director of the National Intelligence Agency.

The interruption was held Nov. 6, while the earliest primaries were held March 6.

Last month, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said he expected Russia to interfere with elections interrupt. He reiterated his forecast on Tuesday. [al]

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