After a trove of classified U.S. intelligence documents leaked online, the Kremlin has taken the opportunity to twist the knife and delight in what may prove to be one of the most major American security breaches in recent years.
The Justice Department has launched an investigation into the leaks, which have led to a series of embarrassing revelations, including the extent of U.S. involvement in the war in Ukraine and allegations that American spies collected intelligence on their own allies, including Israel and South Korea.
When asked about one particular reported allegation—that the U.S. has been spying on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky—Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov on Monday told reporters that he could not comment. Peskov then added that it “cannot be ruled out” and said the leaks are “quite interesting,” Russia’s state-owned Tass news agency reports.
Source: The Daily Beast
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