FBI probes Democratic email hack, but is Russia to blame?

Supporters of former US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders protest in Philadelphia on July 24, 2016The FBI announced it was investigating the embarrassing hack of Democratic National Committee emails — a breach the Clinton campaign blamed on Russia, accusing Moscow of seeking to influence the US presidential election. The emails leaked by WikiLeaks, which reveal that party leaders sought to undermine the campaign of Hillary Clinton’s rival Bernie Sanders, threw the Democratic National Convention into disarray on its first day and prompted the party boss to resign. While a series of experts pointed the finger at Moscow, others urged caution.

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