Analysts: Russia Using Disinformation to Try to Disrupt Ukraine Election
Russia is trying to influence the outcome of the upcoming presidential election in Ukraine by stirring up division and amplifying negative news stories, according to analysts. With no openly pro-Russian candidates taking part in Sunday’s poll, analysts warn Moscow has resorted to using social media and covert influence on local media outlets to try to disrupt the election. Henry Ridgwell reports from Kyiv.
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