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Putin favoured Trump, who takes office on 20 January (Photo: Michael Vadon)

US warns Europe on Russian election hacking

US intelligence services have warned allies that Russia might try to hack their elections, with France and Germany already under attack.

“We assess Moscow will apply lessons learned from its Putin-ordered campaign aimed at the US presidential election to future influence efforts worldwide, including against US allies and their election processes,” the US services said, referring to Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

The US services - the CIA, FBI, and NSA - spoke out in

Putin favoured Trump, who takes office on 20 January (Photo: Michael Vadon)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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