Posted: 2:38 am EDT
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The Kremlin-friendly Izvestia newspaper claimed that Washington was attempting to discredit politicians loyal to President Vladimir Putin. It published what it claimed were emails hacked from the US State Department’s computer system. However, the US Embassy in Moscow dismissed the accusation and provided a commentary on the letter and all its inaccuracies. The Embassy even helpfully tweeted the newspaper: ‘Next time you are going to use fake letters — send them to us. We’ll help you correct the errors.’
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