Russian groups sought to interfere in general election over leaked trade documents, says government

Russian groups sought to interfere in last year's general election through the promotion of leaked documents on a potential US-UK trade deal, the government has found.

In a written statement to parliament, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab revealed there is an ongoing criminal investigation into the issue.

Leaked documents on a potential US-UK trade deal became a major debating point in last year's general election campaign.

Then Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn used the official...
source: The Sky News

2020-07-16 15:23
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