Elsewhere in her comments, Zakharova said Russia is prepared to expel United States diplomats and shut down some American compounds if Washington fails to reopen two Russian recreational estates that were closed in the US.
Kaspersky products have been removed from the U.S. General Services Administration's list of vendors for contracts that cover information technology services and digital photographic equipment, an agency spokeswoman said in a statement.
Killenworth, an estate built in 1913 for George du Pont Pratt and purchased by the former Soviet Union in 1951, is seen in Glen Cove, New York, on December 30, 2016.
In response to reports of Russian meddling in the presidential election, the outgoing Obama administration past year expelled 35 Russian officials from the U.S. and shut down two Russian estates that President Barack Obama said were being used for spy operations.
U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon is scheduled to meet with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on July 17 in Washington, a meeting that has already been postponed once-they were supposed to meet on June 23 in St. Petersburg.
But Peskov and the Russian Foreign Ministry said the Kremlin is running out of patience and will retaliate by expelling US diplomats and seizing American property in Russia unless an agreement to return the seized compounds comes out of high-level talks due to resume on July 17.
Moreover, according to Ms. Zakharova, the United States is now refusing to issue visas to Russian diplomats waiting to replace those who were expelled.
"We expect that now, after the summit in Hamburg on July 7, the USA side will show a more constructive approach", Zakharova surmised.
On May 9, 2017, Trump dismissed FBI Director James Comey to diminish ongoing suspicions of his presidency because of "this Russian Federation thing" but a week later, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as Special Counsel to oversee the investigation.
Earlier this week, Russia's Foreign Ministry Sergey Lavrov said Moscow was considering retaliatory measures against the United States over the seizure of two of its diplomatic facilities on American soil, which were shuttered at the end of Barack Obama's Administration. Then-President Obama said the resort compounds on Maryland's Eastern Shore and on New York's Long Island were being used for intelligence purposes. "Moreover, there are too many C.I.A. operatives living under the roof of the American diplomatic mission".
"At the same time, we have pointed out repeatedly that the situation both with diplomats and the property continues to be unacceptable". "As for the measures - the number of personnel at the US embassy in Moscow significantly exceeds the number of our personnel working in Washington". "Since the seizure of these compounds, we are unaware of any evidence or assessment that the treatment of USA personnel in the Russian Federation has markedly improved".