Bogus Brexit murder plot and other lies planted online by Russian accounts: study

Anti-Brexit graffiti is seen in an underground area as people skateboard in London, Britain, June 2, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

LONDON (Reuters) – In August 2018, Spanish authorities uncovered a plot by anti-Brexit campaigners to assassinate leading Brexiteer and now favorite to be Britain’s next prime minister, Boris Johnson. Or did they? That story and others like it were created by a network of social media accounts operating from Russia which have attempted to seed […]

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