Putin said Russia has neither the tools nor the will to meddle in elections and repeatedly complained Washington has brushed off Russian initiatives to work together on cyber-security. "There are 146 million Russians, so what?"
"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.
Asked if he thinks that the U.S. is regularly meddling in Russian affairs, Putin answered: "always".
In an interview with American television NBC , Putin asked on what basis the Kremlin was accused on being behind a covert operation to influence election results. "And we'll take a look at it". Putin seemed unperturbed by Kelly's suggestion that he was unaware of the hacking.
"We in Russia can not prosecute anyone as long as they have not violated Russian law", he said.
"But the USA refuses to work like this and instead throws 13 Russians to the media", he said, going on to list the possible ethnicities that would make the suspects "not even Russian".
The book will go into detail on Russian interference in the election process and will go on sale on March 13, 2018. 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.
"Doesn't that sound ridiculous even to you?" We don't see what goal we can reach by doing something like that.
USA government intelligence agencies are in unanimous agreement that Russian Federation interfered in America's election.
"With all due respect for you personally, with all due respect for Congress, you must have people with legal degrees, 100% you do", Putin said smiling.
There are fears Russian hackers are planning to attack Britain's infrastructure and Armed Forces Minister Mark Lancaster says the United Kingdom would respond in kind. Putin asked NBC interviewer Megyn Kelly.
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Cameras captured the suspect exiting the north side of the residence hall and running along the railroad, a police official said. Police say his parents had just picked him up from the hospital, where he was taken the day before for suspected drug abuse.
In recent years, the United States and Vietnam have worked to improve relations that were normalized in 1995. Among other things, he announced a full lifting of the US' decades-old ban on weapon sales to Vietnam.
Furthermore, Nintendo announced that Super Mario Run's one-time payment will be at half price starting today until March 25, 2018. So if you unlock the game's premium features through in-app purchase, it will cost you just $4.99 instead of 9.99.
However, the ratio goes up to 37% and the partnership becomes the largest economic bloc in the world if the US takes part. The deal will not take effect 60 days after it is ratified by at least six member countries.
French boss Frederic Duval said to French paper Journal du Dimanche that "food is a strong development axis for Amazon". If you're like to get your groceries within one hour, you can pay an additional $8 to get them faster.
He was convicted of crimes including robbery in 1999, drug possession in 2009 and the latest charge of resisting arrest in 2013. Her bond was set at $25,000. "Our community has lost another public servant due to a police officer involved shooting".
Mamata Banerjee , Chief Minister of West Bengal and Asaddin Owaisi of the AIMIM had extended their support on Sunday. Mr Jogi also said that Mr Rao had successfully spearheaded the separate Telangana agitation, the release said.
Fiercely opposed to her open-door refugee policy, Spahn has advocated a sharp conservative shift to coax back voters from the AfD. Ms Merkel will start what is nearly certainly her final term as chancellor weakened.
An unexpected increase in gasoline stockpiles last week has weighed on fuel prices and is pulling oil prices lower. However, the oil for delivery in March contracts held steady at Rs 597 per 10 kg in 50 lots.
Fico accused the opposition Wednesday of using the murder as a "political tool to get people out on the streets and gain power". He and his girlfriend were found dead on Sunday at his home in Velka Maca, 65 km (40 miles) east of the capital Bratislava .
Seahawks to release star cornerback Richard Sherman
The releases of Sherman and Lane leave Seattle's cornerback spot with some uncertainty heading into free agency. It is not yet clear how the four-time All-Pro defensive back will bounce back from his Achilles injury.
Women manage train, Dharwad railway station
The train was boarded by all women-crew consisting of a motor woman, guard, Ticket Checker and Railway Protection Force (RPF). Mr Vinod Kumar also extended his warm greetings to the women on the occasion of International Women's Day.
Serena Williams Is Calling Out Racism in Health Care
Mixing 27 unforced errors with 34 winners, it was far from easy for the unseeded Williams on the slow hardcourt in Indian Wells . She is now healthy again, but skipped this year's Australian Open because she did not consider herself ready for the tournament.
Now is the ideal time, says Serena Williams
Serena has been a strong voice for women everywhere and continues to break down barriers time and time again. There's been so many days, even still, that I'm like "how am I going to keep going?"' she told the BBC .
Rockets extend streak to 15 with 123-120 win over Celtics
Ariza made a 3-pointer before stealing the ball from Kyrie Irving and finishing with a basket on the other end to cap the run. But they gave up a big run, then found themselves down three - without timeouts - late in the final minute.
Vladimir Putin Unveils 'Invincible' Nuclear Weapons
Putin said that Russian military experts and diplomats would be ready to discuss new weapons systems with their USA counterparts. News reporter and Today Show anchor Megyn Kelly has scored her second interview with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin .