US President Joe Biden fully realized that he is the head of the American administration, precisely at a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, he said this at a public meeting in Cincinnati (Ohio). The broadcast was hosted by CNN.
“Sitting opposite Putin, I felt that he understands who I am, and I understand who he is. He knows that when I speak [о чем-то]then I can do it. <...> For the first time, I felt that I was in an administration that is the leader of the free world, ”Biden said.
On July 9, Joe Biden announced that he believes in cooperation between the two countries in the field of cybersecurity. He noted that it is wise for Washington to attack servers used by ransomware criminals.
On the same day, he held telephone conversations with the President of Russia. It was noted that the leaders continued their dialogue on the fight against cybercrime and information security.
On July 7, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov expressed hope that the Russian-American summit held in Geneva could serve as the beginning of the stabilization of relations between the two countries. He added that Russia has nothing to do with cyberattacks against American and other Western companies.
During a meeting in Switzerland on June 16, Putin and Biden adopted a joint statement on strategic stability, and, among other things, decided to return the ambassadors of the countries.
At the same time, the Russian leader drew attention to the fact that, even according to American sources, most cyberattacks in the world are carried out from the United States, as well as from Canada and Great Britain.