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There is no evidence that 13 Russians influenced anything but the US has found they had influenced everybody

Summary of Disinformation

[The US court] has found that they [13 indicted Russians] had influenced everybody. And at the same time, there is no evidence proving they [these Russians mentioned above] had influenced something. But they had interfered.

 

Disproof

The US Justice Department charged 13 Russians and three companies on February 16, 2018. The indictment does not say that 13 Russians "influenced everybody".

The indictment presents 37 pages of evidence that the defendants "conspired to defraud the United States by impairing, obstructing, and defeating the lawful functions of the government through fraud and deceit for the purpose of interfering with the US. political and electoral processes, including the presidential election of 2016".

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Reported in: Issue 99
Date: 19.02.2018
Language: Russian
Country: Russia, US
Keywords: election meddling
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Vremya pokazhet @Pervyi kanal, 1:53
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