In an unique interview with BBC Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg, the pinnacle of Russia’s International Intelligence Service has denied that his company was linked to an enormous cyber-attack within the US final 12 months.
Sergei Naryshkin was responding to accusations from UK and US authorities that Russian intelligence carried out the SolarWinds assault, which was described because the world’s most subtle hack.
Mr Naryshkin steered it was Western intelligence that will have orchestrated the operation. Russia’s spy chief additionally revealed that contact has been re-established with the pinnacle of Britain’s secret intelligence service MI6, and that he hopes for a face-to-face assembly quickly.
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