In the mid-term elections to Congress held in USA in November, tried to intervene Russia. This was stated by the head of the Pentagon James Mattis, it was quoted by The Hill.
According to the American Minister, Russia «tried to do something with the elections in the United States.» «We see the continuing efforts of Russia in this direction,» added Mattis.
He also stressed that «Washington and its NATO partners have repeatedly raised the issue of the inadmissibility of influence on democratic processes, but the results of these discussions to no avail. The leadership of the Russian Federation, according to Mattis, «instead of learning from past events.»
Russia «cannot be trusted», said the Minister and added that in General «the relationship with Moscow has deteriorated.»