In the Bundestag refused to assess the investigation of a hacker attack
The results of the investigation of a hacker attack on the German Bundestag, perfect in 2015, should be discussed between Germany and Russia, told RIA Novosti Vice-President of the Bundestag Petra Pau (Left).
Federal prosecutors in Germany in may issued an international warrant for the arrest of the citizen of the Russian Federation Dmitry Badin, who is suspected of involvement in the hacker attack on the Bundestag in 2015. Badin is also wanted by the FBI, us investigators it is referred to the group of seven Russians suspected of cyberwoman, the FBI believes that he is an employee of the Russian military intelligence GRU. On Thursday, the Russian Ambassador in Berlin, Sergei Nechayev was summoned to the German foreign Ministry in connection with the case about the attack on the Bundestag. As stated earlier, Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Berlin has not provided evidence of Russia's involvement in the hacker attack on the Bundestag.
"The General Prosecutor explained to us in the Bundestag a few weeks ago, which issued an international warrant for the arrest of one person who is an employee of the Russian special services that is the result of the investigation. I don't want and can't evaluate. This should be discussed at the international level with each other, also, if necessary, criminal prosecution," said Pau.
She added that not only the members of the Bundestag, but the rest of the people "are daily exposed to threats in the virtual world, have to protect yourself as best you can".
German magazine Spiegel said that the hackers during the attack on the Bundestag in 2015, has copied two of the mailbox containing the correspondence of the parliamentary office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel from 2012 to 2015. Merkel herself, speaking in the Bundestag, called the cyber attack "unpleasant" in the context of its efforts to develop good relations with Russia. Merkel noted that it would strive to develop relations with Russia, but the case of attributed to a Russian hacking attack on the Bundestag does not make the process easier.
The head of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky, on Thursday called the statements of Germany about the involvement of the Russians to attack on the Bundestag unfounded. According to him, such accusations – "this postpandemic "cold shower", an attempt to return everything to normal in the Western world, where Russia completely unfairly accused of all sins on the basis of mere speculation."
Western countries regularly accuse Russia of involvement in hacker attacks on its infrastructure. Moscow denies the accusations as unproven.