DISINFO: Russia did not interfere with the elections in the US...
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DISINFO: Russia did not interfere with the elections in the US...


Russia did not interfere with the elections in the US or France nor has Russia anything to do with the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.


The US intelligence community have evidence that Russia attempted to influence the 2016 presidential election in the US bit.ly/2iRbS9b, , there are also documents indicating that the Russian state-controlled think-tank RISS draw up a plan to influence the election reut.rs/2osYIxO, . There are indications that Russian hackers attempted to interfere with the French election this year bit.ly/2tMoDDC, . See also the statement of former FBI chief Comey about Russian interference bit.ly/2rj0KBQ, . Denial of Russian involvement in the conflict in Ukraine is one of the most repeated pro-Kremlin disinformations. But the evidence to the contrary is overwhelming, much of it coming, inadvertently or deliberately, from Russian troops themselves. Further details, for example, are in the following reports: bit.ly/1JUXaQB, , bit.ly/1RbWQU5, , bit.ly/1L6f6J6, , bit.ly/1GpWmnW, .


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