In U.S. Govt accuses Russia of hacking attempts on political groups

U.S. Government has accused Russia of being responsible for the recent cyber attacks against democratic Party organizations.

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addresses a news conference in Kenya's capital Nairobi play U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addresses a news conference in Kenya's capital Nairobi, August 22, 2016. (REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya)
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The U.S. government on Friday formally accused Russia of a campaign of recent cyber attacks against Democratic Party organizations.

The condemnation came amid escalating tensions between Washington and Moscow over a range of international disagreements, including U.S. charges that Russian air strikes in support of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have been hitting hospitals and other civilian targets in rebel-held eastern Aleppo.

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