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Pelosi has called for sanctions against Russia for "collusion with the Taliban"

The speaker of the house of representatives Nancy Pelosi has proposed to introduce sanctions against Russia for "collusion with the Taliban", which is refuted both in Moscow and in the administration of Donald trump.

"We must impose sanctions against Russia, and right now," said Pelosi in an interview on MSNBC.

The New York Times, citing anonymous us intelligence officials published an article in which asserted that military intelligence of the Russian Federation has offered a reward associated with the Taliban militants for attacks on American soldiers in Afghanistan and that the US President Donald trump reported. Evidence was provided.

The Russian Embassy in the United States demanded from the authorities an adequate response to the threats made to the diplomats because of the news about Russia and Afghanistan. The Russian foreign Ministry called the media reports a fake. Trump called the article "paid". The white house, the Pentagon and U.S. intelligence said that the confirmation messages at the moment and that the trump they are not informed.

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the publication of the New York Times about the "conspiracy" of Russia with the Taliban, said that these allegations are false. On the question of journalists, discussed if trump somehow this theme with Vladimir Putin in the course of this year, Sands said.