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Russia’s ambassador to UK denies coronavirus vaccine-hacking claims

Accusations that Russian intelligence was involved in cyber attacks on coronavirus labs make ‘no sense’, says envoy

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Russia’s ambassador to London has denied accusations by Britain and its allies of helping hackers target labs conducting coronavirus vaccine research, in a UK television interview to be broadcast on Sunday.

Andrei Kelin said Thursday’s allegations by Britain, the US and Canada that a hacking group called APT29 was behind the online attacks, and was “almost certainly” linked to Russian intelligence, made “no sense”.

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