File Photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend a session at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) on June 4, 2021 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
June 13, 2021
Moscow (Reuters) -President Vladimir Putin said Russia is ready to hand over cybercriminals to the United States if Washington does the same for Moscow and the two countries reach an agreement to that effect. ..
Putin commented in an interview aired on state television on Sunday prior to the June 16 summit meeting with US President Joe Biden in Geneva. The ties between powers are terribly tense on a range of issues.
Russian leaders said they hope the Geneva conference will help establish bilateral dialogue and restore personal contact, and strategic stability, Libya and Syria, are important issues for the two men. , And added that the environment is included.
Putin also praised Biden for showing “professionalism” when the United States and Russia agreed to extend the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty this year.
The White House said Biden would trigger a ransomware attack from Russia at the meeting. This issue has been in the limelight after a cyberattack disrupted the operations of North American and Australian meat packaging company JBS USA.
A Russian-linked Hacking group was behind the attack, a US source familiar with the matter said last week.
When asked if Russia was ready to find and prosecute cybercriminals, Putin said Russia’s actions here depended on a formal agreement…