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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Meddling by Russian Bots in UK 2017 General Election?
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
Here we go again. The UK Sunday Times reported the latest phony Russian election meddling accusation. They continue despite no credible evidence proving them.
According to so-called Times research (sic), thousands of "Russian Twitter accounts rallied behind Labor in the weeks before last year's election, helping supportive messages to reach millions of voters and denigrating its Conservative rivals," adding:
"Many of the Russian accounts can clearly be identified as internet robots – known as bots – that masqueraded under female English names but were in fact mass-produced to bombard the public with orchestrated political messages."
Russia's UK embassy called the Times report "nonsense…def(ying) logic," published it believes to influence upcoming May 3 municipal, district, and council elect
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