Germany has prepared a list within cyberbanking mechanism of the EU
The list of Russian citizens and legal entities within cyberbanking mechanism the EU is willing, said at the briefing, the representative of the German foreign Ministry Christopher Burger.
"We have made a list of Russian citizens and legal entities within cyberbanking instruments of the EU, actively taking further steps within the EU associated with the other 26 member States," said Burger, adding that it is unable to report yet on the interim results of this work.
At the end of may, the German foreign Minister was summoned to the office of Russia's Ambassador to Berlin, Sergei Nechayev. He was informed that the General Prosecutor's office of Germany was declared wanted by the Russian Dmitry Badin on suspicion of involvement in the hacker attack on the Bundestag in April-may 2015. Berlin plans to activate the mode "cybermancy" against Russia over the case, said the Department. Mode cybermancy EU entered into force in may 2019 and still not used. Under this regime, restrictive measures may include the freezing of assets and bans on travel to EU countries. The imposition of sanctions requires the unanimous approval of all member countries.
The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Berlin did not provide evidence of Russia's involvement in the hacker attack. If Germany has received from the United States confirm the fault of anyone in the cyber attacks on the Bundestag that Russia is ready to consider them, but such failure will be treated as a baseless charge, said in an interview with RIA Novosti first Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Vladimir Titov. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that Moscow firmly rejects the accusations of Berlin to the Russian involvement in the hacker attack on the Bundestag. The results of the investigation of a hacker attack needs to be discussed between Germany and Russia, said earlier RIA Novosti Vice-President of the Bundestag Petra Pau.
As previously stated the Director of the Department of international information security of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Andrey Krutskikh, Moscow offers to Berlin to consult on cyber security, it would help to settle many of the claims.