US Senate begins its own investigation into the effect of "Russian cyberattacks" on the US presidential election process, including any links between Russia and the political campaigns.
This was reported in a joint statement, by the the panel's Republican chairman, Richard Burr, and its top Democrat, Mark Warner, Reuters agency reported.
As part of the investigation, the representatives of the Obama administration will be interviewed, as well as the team of President-elect of the USA Donald Trump. It was reported that those who refuse to testify voluntarily, will be issued subpoenas.
It is noted that part of the hearings will be closed, but the final piece will be presented to the public.