US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders warned Russia to stay out of American elections.
“He is an autocratic thug who is attempting to destroy democracy and crush dissent in Russia. Let’s be clear, the Russians want to undermine American democracy by dividing us up and, unlike the current president, I stand firmly against their efforts, and any other foreign power that wants to interfere in our election.” – said Sanders
BBC writes Mr. Sanders, a self-styled democratic socialist, is currently considered the front-runner in the race to win the presidential nomination for the Democrats.
Facebook said it had not seen any evidence of Russian assistance to Mr. Sanders' campaign. Senior intelligence officials also believe Russia has been seeking to interfere in November's election with a view to help President Trump win.