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Move over Brexit & US election meddling, Russian bots are here to ‘fuel anti-vaxxer debate’

First ‘Russian bots’ meddled in the US election, then it was Brexit – so what will those pesky blighters get up to next? Well, according to an American study, the newest bot project is pushing the anti-vaxxer debate on Twitter. Proving yet again that big bad Russia is out to get the West (while ignoring the fact that Twitter has ...

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Russophobia Digest: Dentist denial, Manafort’s Russian elephant, and Putin on Brexit

Russophobia continued it’s rampant domination of the headlines this week. Donald Trump’s former campaign chief faced the consequences of meeting Russians, while activist Maria Butina faced the consequences of being Russian. RT takes a weekly look at the last seven days of Russophobia. Don’t mention the Russian Elephant The Paul Manafort trial, which ramped up this week, is like a ...

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EU trying to cheat UK out of Brexit, May should walk away with no deal – Salvini

Matteo Salvini, Italy’s right-wing interior minister and leader of anti-immigrant Lega Nord, has claimed that Brussels is trying to “swindle” London in their Brexit negotiations, telling Theresa May to walk away without a deal. Salvini, an outspoken EU critic, told the Sunday Times that the British prime minister should adopt a tougher stance while dealing with Brussels. “My experience in ...

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Facebook finally hands over leave campaign Brexit ads

The UK parliament has provided another telling glimpse behind the curtain of Facebook’s unregulated ad platform by publishing data on scores of pro-Brexit adverts which it distributed to UK voters during the 2016 referendum on European Union membership. The ads were run on behalf of several vote leave campaigns who paid a third company to use Facebook’s ad targeting tools. ...

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Trump accuses May of wrecking Brexit, killing any chance of vital US trade deal

US President Donald Trump told the Sun newspaper that UK Prime Minister Theresa May has ignored his advice by opting for a soft Brexit strategy. He warned she may have killed off any chance of a trade deal with the US. May’s Brexit plan “will definitely affect trade with the United States, unfortunately in a negative way,” said the US ...

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Trump accuses May of wrecking Brexit, killing any chance of vital US trade deal

US President Donald Trump told the Sun newspaper that UK Prime Minister Theresa May has ignored his advice by opting for a soft Brexit strategy. He warned she may have killed off any chance of a trade deal with the US. May’s Brexit plan “will definitely affect trade with the United States, unfortunately in a negative way,” said the US ...

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Good Friday Agreement: Has Brexit put Northern Ireland’s peace at risk?

Northern Ireland has big problems. It has been without a government for a year and now Brexit threatens to exacerbate border issues. On the 20th anniversary of the region’s seismic peace deal, there are still challenges ahead. The issue of a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is a major sticking point in Brexit negotiations. The ...

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‘We won’t hold UK hostage over Brexit’: Spain hopes to finalize Gibraltar deal by October

Spain’s foreign minister says the country still wants to reclaim the British enclave of Gibraltar but has pledged that it won’t hold up the UK’s transition out of the European Union to realize its territorial ambitions. “We recognize that Gibraltar was ceded to Britain more than 300 years ago but our aim is to recover it,” Alfonso Dastis told Reuters. “However, ...

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UK government needed good spy scandal after Brexit fallout – Russian rep to EU

The British government needed “a good old-fashioned spy scandal” amid tensions following Brexit, Russia’s ambassador to the European Union said in the interview to RT. Vladimir Chizhov said that although the UK managed to split the EU on the issue of expelling diplomats, the hysteria has not gripped the business community. London can hardly be satisfied with the outcome of ...

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