British Prime Minister Theresa may has exposed the Russian government's strongest criticism during its tenure at the head of the British government, accusing Moscow that it "interferes with the election process and carries out cyber espionage"
May accused the government of trying to "undermine free societies" and "to sow discord in the West," the BBC reported mediaUA with reference to Interfax-Ukraine, writes British television and radio Bi-bi-si.
Speaking at the Banquet of the Lord mayor of the city of London, the Prime Minister said that the Russian authorities are trying "to undermine a free society."
"The British government said that Moscow launches fake news "to sow discord in the West." According to Theresa may, though London doesn't want "eternal confrontation" with Russia, Britain intends to protect its interests", - stated in the message.
"Russia has repeatedly violated the national airspace of several European countries and conducted targeted campaign of cyber espionage and schism," claimed T. may.
"This included, in particular, interference in elections and a hacker attack on the Ministry of defence of Denmark and the Bundestag as well," argued T. may.
"We will take necessary measures to counter Russian activities," said Mae.
"But it's not a relationship with Russia that we want," added the British Prime Minister. "We don't want to go back to the cold war or to be in a constant state of confrontation," she said.