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Thursday, 15 December 2016 - 13:54
U.S. Officials: Putin Personally Involved in U.S. Election Hack
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U.S. intelligence officials now believe with "a high level of confidence" that Russian President Vladimir Putin became personally involved in the covert Russian campaign to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, senior U.S. intelligence officials has said.

Two senior officials with direct access to the information say new intelligence shows that Putin personally directed how hacked material from Democrats was leaked and otherwise used.

The intelligence came from diplomatic sources and spies working for U.S. allies, the officials said.
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