Russian President Vladimir Putin told an American journalist that he "couldn't care less" if Russian citizens interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. "Maybe they're Ukrainians, Tatars, Jews, just with Russian citizenship, even that needs to be checked". "So what?" Putin said.
"I do not care at all, because they do not represent the government", he said, according to the interview transcript posted Saturday by the Kremlin.
Special counsel Robert Mueller continues to investigate the possibility of collusion between Russian Federation and the president's campaign. The TV presenter asked if the Russian president could "pardon" Alexey Navalny, so that he could compete in elections.
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Despite Mueller's 37-page indictment detailing charges against the Russians, Putin said he has seen no evidence that their actions broke any law.
America's leading intelligence agencies concluded a year ago that Putin himself had directed a broad intelligence effort to influence the United States election to undermine Clinton's campaign and boost Trump's chances, but Trump has repeatedly denied colluding with Moscow. Kelly asked in the interviewed that aired Friday night. So what if they're Russians?
"Maybe the Jews meddled in the USA elections". The U.S. believes Syrian president Bashar al-Assad is responsible for the attacks, attacks Putin claimed are impossible because according to him, Russian Federation rid Syria of all its chemical weapons long ago. "At least send us a piece of paper".
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"First, we have principles whereby we do not allow others to interfere in our domestic affairs and do not get into the affairs of others...." Give us a document.
US intelligence chiefs last month said Russian attempts to meddle in USA politics are continuing unabated and pose a threat to mid-term congressional elections in November.
Instead, Putin said, the USA should sign a cybersecurity pact with Russian Federation if it wanted Moscow to look into the matter in earnest.
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Israeli lawmaker Ksenia Svetlova quickly called on Israel to condemn Putin's "harsh" comments, saying that "if Israel does not defend the Jewish people, no one will, according to Haaretz. It's up to the Russian voters", he said. In his latest interview with NBC, Putin said he has "other means" of doing things, describing Trump as a "more modern individual".