Exploration and US law enforcement agencies are investigating the Russian secret operation, whose purpose - to sow distrust of the public to the upcoming elections in the United States.
This writes the Washington Post, citing sources in intelligence and Congress.
It is noted that US intelligence agencies are trying to identify the scope and intent of this operation, which includes cyber tools that help to increase the ability of Russia to the spread of misinformation.
The newspaper writes that the US study potential violations during the elections, and the FBI warned state and local officials about potential cyber threats.
Sources newspapers believe that the Kremlin does not intend to influence the election results, but want to cause chaos and provide ground for propaganda against the US policy of building democracy in the world, especially in the former Soviet Union.
One of the officials in this case stated that evidence interference in Russia no choice but "even a hint " concern.
Earlier in the states of Arizona and Illinois voting system subjected to attacks by hackers. The FBI believes that the hacking may be involved Russian hackers. Subscribe to news "MB " in social networks VK , Classmates , Facebook