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‘We didn’t meddle in your election, only in the weather’ – Russia’s Lavrov to Japanese FM

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a ready answer when his Japanese counterpart, Taro Kono, jokingly suggested that the Russian diplomat was responsible for snowy weather in Tokyo during the visit. “Mister Lavrov, you brought snow to Tokyo,” Kono said during an official lunch, with the Russian FM being quick to reply: “Since we didn’t meddle in your election, we ...

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‘US is allowed to meddle’: Democracy promotion is ‘US policy’, TV panel concludes

Citing dozens of well-documented cases of direct US interference in foreign lands is just Russian whataboutism and also very unfair, because democracy promotion is a “stated US policy,” according to the sharp sticks at MSNBC. During a not-at-all predictable discussion on MSNBC’s ‘Deadline White House’, host Nicolle Wallace pressed her guests to weigh-in on former US ambassador to Russia Michael ...

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Facebook says Russia did try to meddle in Brexit vote

BuzzFeed has obtained a statement from Facebook in which the tech giant admits, for the first time, that some Russia-linked accounts may have used its platform to try to interfere in the UK’s European Union referendum vote in June 2016. Which means Russian agents weren’t just using Facebook to meddle in the 2016 US presidential election, and in other recent elections ...

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China sends warning shot to US: Meddle in East China Sea affairs and face INSTABILITY

Beijing issued the warning shot over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands as its relations with Donald Trump deteriorate following the US President’s election campaign.  US Defence Secretary, James Mattis vowed to continue to protect the islands on behalf of Japan and made it clear America would oppose “unilateral action” to “overthrow” Japan’s leadership. China and Japan are engulfed in a territorial dispute ...

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