Washington believes that the hacker attack on the US Democratic party servers was made by Russia, and discuss new sanctions against Moscow, the The Wall Street Journal reports.
After breaking the networks of thr US Democratic Party, 19 thousand letters appeared on the WikiLeaks site. Those letters contained the information that the party apparatus actually worked for Hillary Clinton against Bernie Sanders during the primaries. The headquarters of Clinton accused Russia of hacking into servers. According to Democrats Moscow wants to help Donald Trump to become president.
A number of FBI and US intelligence agents also believes that the hacking Democratic Party servers organized by hackers, associated with the Russia, the newspaper notes. The White House needs to push public accusations against Moscow or "supported by Russia hackers" to impose sanctions against Kremlin.
Moreover, the decision to impose new economic restrictions against Moscow would require consensus within the US power structure, but so far US officials have not come to a consensus on this issue, writes WSJ, citing informed sources.