Piracy: The Russian ambassador in London denies the involvement of Moscow

Piratage: L’ambassadeur de Russie à Londres dément l’implication de Moscou

LONDON | The Russian ambassador to the United Kingdom rejects, in an interview to be broadcast Sunday, the involvement of Moscow in pirate attacks aimed at making low hand on research on a vaccine against the coronavirus.

These accusations, made by London, Ottawa and Washington this week and carrying on an involvement “almost certain” information services Russian, “have no sense”, considers Andrei Kelin in the political show Sunday to the BBC, The Andrew Marr Show.

“I do not believe this story, it makes no sense,” he says, indicating they had heard for the first time of these hackers by the bias of the british media.

It is impossible to attribute acts of piracy in a particular country, he also argued.

According to the government agency british in charge of cyber security, a group of Russian hackers has taken organizations in british, canadian and american to steal their research in the development of a vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2.

Andrei Kelin insane by the claims of the british government according to which “Russian actors” have tried to disrupt the legislative elections of 12 December last circulating during the campaign documents on a possible trade agreement between London and Washington after the Brexit.

Beyond these two sticking points, Russia “is ready to turn the page” recent tensions diplomatic with London and “do business” with the United Kingdom, informed the Russian ambassador on the BBC.

The relations between London and Moscow are at their lowest since the poisoning on british soil of the former Russian agent Sergei Skripal, in the city of Salisbury (south-west).

Russia had denied any involvement, but the case had resulted in a wave of evictions cross of diplomats between London and its allies, and Moscow. The two countries had resumed in February 2019 the dialogue broke up 11 months earlier.

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