U.S. Senator Graham: Sanctions will hit Russia hard after cyber attacks

20:54, 28 December 2016
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A U.S. senator said on Wednesday that Russia and President Vladimir Putin could expect sanctions after cyber attacks during the U.S. presidential election in November, Reuters reported.

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"You can expect that the Congress will investigate the Russian involvement in our elections and [...] there will be bipartisan sanctions coming that will hit Russia hard, particularly Putin as an individual," Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said in the Latvian capital, according to Reuters.

Read alsoU.S. close to announcing measures to punish Russia for election interferenceRussian officials have denied accusations of interference in the election won by Donald Trump.

As UNIAN reported earlier, U.S. Republican senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham will visit Ukraine on December 30-31.

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