Fred Weir

Christian Science Monitor

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Moscow correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor

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FBI Director James Comey said today that the Russians did try to influence the U.S. election by hacking into DNC emails and by trying to access voter registration databases.

Russians say meddling in US election is preposterous

FBI Director James Comey said today that the Russians did try to influence the U.S. election by hacking into DNC emails and by trying to access voter registration databases.

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Cybersecurity experts quickly reached a worldwide consensus that the recent hack of Democratic National Committee emails bore a Russian fingerprint.

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Cybersecurity experts quickly reached a worldwide consensus that the recent hack of Democratic National Committee emails bore a Russian fingerprint.

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