Photo: Getty Images the US see Russia as a threat

The head of the CIA said that “the Russian threat is a challenge for US for decades”.

The United States continues to face the threat posed by Russia. In an interview with the Washington Frее beacon said the Director of the CIA Mike Pompeo.

“We continue to face posed by the Russians threatened, whether any active measures, propaganda, or attempts to shape public opinion through a variety of ways, some known, and some of which is hidden”, – he said.

According to the head of the CIA, “the Russian threat is a challenge for US for decades”.

“The threat is constant. And we must fight back, to defeat, to work to ensure that it was painful for them, and that they reduced the magnitude of what they are doing,” said Pompeo.

Meanwhile, he stressed that advocates the exchange of information with Russia on combating terrorism.

“I think that if we can find a way of sharing with them (Russia – ed .), information relating to combating terrorism, we’ll have to do it. At the same time, we must convey to them that it is unacceptable to continue their action against the United States that we have been watching, and on which we will respond”, – said the Director of the CIA.

CIA accused WikiLeaks of espionage in favor of Russia

Earlier, Pompeo said that Russia has repeatedly intervened in the American elections for over eight years.