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'Hysteria' is hurting relations between Russia and America, Putin spokesman says

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Posted at 11:32 AM, Mar 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-06 14:41:57-05

(CNN) -- Dmitry Peskov, the spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, told CNN that "hysteria in official Washington and in the American media" is harming relations between the two nations.

Allegations that Russia hacked American institutions are false and it's "high time for someone in the States to think, 'Are we that weak that a country can interfere in our domestic affairs and influence our electoral system?' " Peskov said.

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