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Exclusive: Russia meddling ... and Pikachu

Russian efforts to meddle in American politics did not end at Facebook and Twitter. A CNN investigation of a Russian-linked account shows its tentacles extended to YouTube, Tumblr and even Pokémon Go......»»

Category: topSource: cnnOct 12th, 2017

Facebook: Russia spent 97 cents meddling in Brexit vote

Britain's Electoral Commission requested Facebook look into any dubious.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 13th, 2017

Trump junks report of bank records being subpoenaed in Russia meddling case

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders rejected reports of a subpoena for Trump-related financial records as completely false.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 6th, 2017

Exclusive: VW in talks to buy stake in Russia"s GAZ - sources

MOSCOW (Reuters) - German carmaker Volkswagen is in talks to buy a stake in GAZ , a Russian manufacturer of light commercial vehicles (LCV), five sources familiar with the talks told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 1st, 2017

How the Russia investigation looks from Moscow

Bananas in pyjamasBUZZFEED recently broke an explosive story about Russia’s meddling in America’s elections. On August 3rd 2016, it reported, just as the presidential race was entering its final phase, the Russian foreign minis.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistNov 30th, 2017

Facebook, Twitter to share details of Russia"s meddling during Brexit vote

Russian accounts on Twitter which mentioned #Brexit and posted nearly 45,000 messages related to Brexit in the 48 hours around the vote.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 29th, 2017

Russia enraged: Google to de-rank RT, Sputnik over meddling in US elections

Twitter last month announced that RT and Sputnik would not be allowed to buy advertisements on its platform.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 22nd, 2017

Trump"s New Conflict of Interest Could Involve Paying Off Officials To Not Talk About Russia

President Trump will be paying for his legal bills out of pocket, and wants to help pay for his staffers as well - but this could be a conflict of interest in the investigation into Russian meddling......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 18th, 2017

Russia"s Alleged Meddling In Catalan Vote: Playing The Blame Game

Authored by Alex Gorka via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Few people are able to recognize their own mistakes. Many prefer to deny the truth becoming willfully oblivious to obvious facts. Why assume respo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 15th, 2017

Trump slams "haters" over Russia, takes dig at Kim for calling him "old"

Speaking to reporters on Air Force One while flying to Hanoi on Saturday, Trump said he believed Vladimir Putin was being sincere when he denied meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 12th, 2017

Trump backtracks on Russia meddling

He was careful to make clear he sided with the intelligence agencies under his own leadership.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 12th, 2017

Trump walks back comments about Putin and Russia"s meddling after harsh blowback

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters President Trump clarified.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 12th, 2017

Former US intel chiefs fire back at Trump"s controversial remarks on Russia"s election meddling

Screenshot/CNN Former CIA director John Brennan and former Director of Nation.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 12th, 2017

Trump Reverses, Sides With Intel Agencies Over Russia Election Meddling; Offers To Mediate South China Sea Dispute

One day after Trump caused the latest round of broad media out.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 12th, 2017

CIA splits with Trump following his controversial remarks about Putin and Russia"s election meddling

Jacquelyn Martin/AP President Donald T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 11th, 2017

‘He Means It.’ Trump Says He Trusts Putin’s Denials of Election Meddling

'He means it.' (DANANG, Vietnam) – U.S. President Donald Trump said he believed President Vladimir Putin when he denied accusations Russia meddl.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 11th, 2017

Russia Twitter trolls deflected Trump bad news

AP's analysis illuminates the obvious strategy behind the Russian cyber meddling: swiftly react, distort and distract attention from any negative Trump news. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 10th, 2017

Concerned Russia Election Meddling Wouldn"t Get Probed, This Think Tank Started Its Own Investigation

Fearing that politicians would sweep Russia's election meddling efforts under the rug, the Center for American Progress built its own investigative team......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 8th, 2017

This timeline paints the clearest picture we have yet of Russia"s meddling in the US election — and how the Trump campaign reacted

Skye Gould/Business Insider A flood of revelations over the last few months have raised new questions about President Donald Trump and his campaign's connections to Russia. Several of Trump's closest associates — like.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 8th, 2017

Is Russian social media meddling "cyberwarfare"?

U.S. lawmakers say Russia's use of social media in the 2016 presidential election amounts to cyberwarfare......»»

Category: topSource: moneyNov 3rd, 2017

Russia scandal fails to hurt Facebook profits

Facebook earnings soar with a 79 per cent increase in quarterly profit, the tech giant apparently insulated from criticism over its failure to prevent Russian operatives using its platform for US election meddling. Ciara Lee reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 2nd, 2017