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Kosachev responded to statements about the distribution of Russian fakes about COVID-19

The head of the international Committee of the Federation Council Konstantin Kosachev called nonsense statements about the fact that Russia allegedly spreading fakes about the coronavirus.

Previously in two us media have been articles with charges of the Russian Federation in misinformation about the pandemic - the alleged former employees of the GRU post information, trying to influence the moods of Americans. According to sources, publications, Russia seeks to influence the US presidential election in November.

"So far none of the conspiracy theories AP and NYT did not survive peer review and found no evidence in real life. Either the journalists of these publications was an exercise in ingenuity new conspiracy theories in the hope of encouraging the authorities, or it is just another piece of U.S. intelligence," said Senator RIA Novosti on Wednesday.

Kosachev noted that for the first time hears the corresponding names, not familiar with these sites and, most importantly, wondering "what does Russia as a state".

"Another delusion, nothing more", he concluded.

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