"Don't Read Israeli Media" Jokes Kremlin After Rumors Swirl Over Election Meddling

Zero Hedge | 1/9/2019 | Staff
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Russia hit back against rumors of upcoming election interference in Israel, after the head of the Shin Bet security service, Nadav Argaman, told a crowd at an event hosted by Friends of Tel Aviv University that he was "100%" sure of an upcoming cyberattack by a specific foreign state planning a specific attack.

While Israel's militay censor placed a gag order on the broadcast of Argaman's speech, they eventually allowed parts of Argaman's comments to be quoted - though the media was prohibited from broadcasting the name of the country Argaman had accused.

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"I can’t say at this point for whom or against whom" the the interference will be, "but it involves cyber[attacks] and hacking," said Agraman during an event hosted by Friends of Tel Aviv University - adding that he is "100% [certain] that [redacted foreign state] will intervene in the upcoming elections, and I know what I’m talking about, I just don’t know in whose favor."

Several Israeli politicians pointed fingers at Russia in the wake of Argaman's claims, suggesting that the attacks would benefit Israeli prime minister "Bibi" Benjamin Netanyahu, who is running for a fifth term while under three separate corruption investigations.

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"We demand the security services make sure that [Russian...
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