Russian Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov attends Russian-Kyrgyz talks in Bishkek,Kyrgtzstan, February,28,2017.
Putin spokesman on US-Russia relations
02:58 - Source: CNN

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Russia not interfering in US politics, Putin spokesman said

"We are interested in having a predictable partner," he said

CNN  — 

Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, told CNN that “hysteria in official Washington and in the American media” is harming relations between the two nations.

Allegations that Russia hacked American institutions are false, Peskov said in an interview, and it’s “high time for someone in the States to think, ‘Are we that weak that a country can interfere in our domestic affairs and influence our electoral system?’