Putin wanted to discredit image of United States and cast it as hypocritical

The U.S. Intelligence report released on January 6 states that “Putin publicly pointed to the Panama Papers disclosure and the Olympic doping scandal as U.S.-directed efforts to defame Russia, suggesting he sought to use disclosures to discredit the image of the United States and cast it as hypocritical.”

Read the Los Angeles Times story here:

How the Olympics might have played a role in Russia’s election-campaign hacking

 

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