Vladimir Putin compares accusations against Russian Federation to 'anti-Semitism'

Ivan Schwartz
June 2, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin has a message for Corporate America: Help President Trump. "I ask you on behalf of Russian Federation and I address the American side: held the new president and the new administration".

Putin's audience included senior executives from Boeing, Caterpillar, Chevron, Philip Morris and Honeywell. The U.S. and the European Union have slapped Moscow with sanctions over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula and support for pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine.

Russian hacking of elections has been at the centre of a controversy since the U.S. elections that gave Donald Trump the presidency.

Russia's hopes for better ties with President Donald Trump's administration have been dashed by the congressional and FBI investigations into the Trump campaign's ties with Russian Federation.

The U.S. president has dismissed the ongoing investigation as "a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election".

Referring to trade, Modi said the two countries were close to achieving the target of United States dollars 30 billion by 2025.

Mr Poupard said "the most nightmare scenario, the point of view that Rogers expressed and which I share" would be "a sort of permanent war - between states, between states and other organisations, which can be criminal and terrorist organisations - where everyone will attack each other, without really knowing who did what; a sort of generalised chaos that could affect all of cyberspace".

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Modi said under Russia's leadership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, India and Russian Federation are involved in regional development. "We are interested in developing technology, attracting foreign firms to help develop our industries and infrastructure".

The US intelligence committee said that Putin personally ordered the attack after the conclusion of their investigation in January.

It's the first time he has conceded that the election attacks may have emanated from Russian Federation.

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) is an annual international conference dedicated to economic and business issues.

Maintaining that Russian Federation would continue the dialogue with US President Donald Trump and the new administration, President Putin said that serious efforts on both sides are needed to achieve serious success in the matter.

"He is a straight-forward, honest man".

"We are convinced that the unprecedented spread of this threat requires decisive collective response on part of the entire global community, without double standards and selectivity, in accordance with worldwide law and the UN Charter", the declaration said.

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