Author: Ariel Zilber For Dailymail.com
Reuters / Source: Mail Online
Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested on Friday that the hacking of Hillary Clinton‘s campaign during the election may have been a CIA-engineered false flag operation designed to implicate his country.
‘Hackers can be anywhere,’ the Russian leader told NBC News’ Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly.
‘They can be in Russia, in Asia… even in America, Latin America. They can even be hackers, by the way, in the United States, who very skillfully and professionally, shifted the blame, as we say, on to Russia.
‘Can you imagine something like that? In the midst of a political battle. By some calculations it was convenient for them to release this information, so they released it, citing Russia.
Nightly News 06/02/2017 1:43
Pres. Putin to Megyn Kelly: Hackers Could Be Anywhere Including the US
‘Could you imagine something like that? I can.’
Putin was asked about the assessment shared by the US intelligence community that his government had orchestrated the hacking of senior Democratic Party officials as part of a concerted effort to help Donald Trump win the presidency.
Earlier on Friday, Putin said that Trump had run a better presidential campaign than Clinton and…
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