UK says Russia tried to meddle in election by leaking U.S. trade documents

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Thursday that Russia sought to interfere in the 2019 general election by illicitly acquiring sensitive documents relating to a planned free trade agreement with the United States and leaking them on social media.

“It is almost certain that Russian actors sought to interfere in the 2019 General Election through the online amplification of illicitly acquired and leaked Government documents,” Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said....
source: Reuters

2020-07-16 15:41
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