In the US voting on amendments to the Constitution passed without provocation
Voting on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation on the territory of the United States passed without incident, the American authorities with the attention went to security, told the Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov.
Voting took place amid calls in social networks to "settle scores with the Russians" after the publication of unsubstantiated New York Times article about the alleged collusion of the Russian Federation with the Taliban against American soldiers. Antonov earlier reported that the Russian Embassy handed over to US law enforcement authorities information about the calls of people who threaten the safety of diplomats. In addition, in this regard was sent a note to the state Department demanding an investigation.
In Washington on the day of voting were issued 675 sheets. It is expected that the results will be announced soon.
The New York Times earlier, citing anonymous us intelligence officials published an article in which asserted that military intelligence of the Russian Federation allegedly offered a reward associated with the Taliban militants for attacks on American soldiers in Afghanistan, and that US President Donald trump reported. Evidence was provided. Then in the new article, the publication, citing three sources, reported that us officials intercepted electronic data on financial transfers from the Bank account, which allegedly controlled by the Russian military intelligence, to the account associated with the Taliban. This fact, as stated by the NYT, has become one of the evidence if had taken the place of Russian proposals on remuneration to the fighters in Afghanistan for the murder of the US military.
Trump adviser for national security Robert O'brien said that the allegations "a conspiracy of the Russian Federation with the Taliban", published in the press, not confirmed by US intelligence. A Pentagon spokesman also stated that his office has no evidence of "collusion".
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.