Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, ad this Wednesday that documents related to US interference in the elections in Russia have been delivered to the US ambassador, who has promised to study them.
“We have given you the data [al embajador estadounidense]. Son serious enough“Lavrov stressed.” We are awaiting the response of our partners. [para averiguar] why is this happening, “he said.
According to the Russian Foreign Minister, the data on US interference in Russian affairs revolve around “the refusal of various foreign platforms to remove prohibited content“.
On September 10, the US ambassador in Moscow, John Sullivan, was summoned to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to inform him that the country has “irrefutable evidence of the violation of Russian legislation by the ‘digital giants’ in the context of the elections to the State Duma to be held this fall. “
American tech giants like Twitter, Facebook and Google have been convicted several times this year of violating Russian law, facing fines of millions of rubles. On September 14, a Moscow court imposed a new fine on Facebook for refusing to remove content banned in Russia from its platform, bringing the total sum of economic sanctions against the social network to 90 million rubles.