Putin himself involved in US election hack: report

A billboard showing US President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin put up by the pro-Serbian movement in Danilovgrad, MontenegroUS intelligence officials now believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally involved in hacking during the American election campaign as part of a vendetta against Hillary Clinton, NBC News reported late Wednesday. Putin personally instructed how material hacked from US Democrats was leaked and otherwise used, the US television network said, quoting two senior officials with access to this information. The officials said they have a “high level of confidence” in this new assessment, NBC reported.

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