• Is the Brexit Vote Legitimate If Russia Influenced the Outcome?

    3 days ago - By Newsweek

    From the Brexit vote to the U.S. presidential election, Russia's campaign of propaganda and disinformation has played its part in interfering in democratic processes in key Western countries. It is easy to imagine that Russian interest lies in weakened and destabilized countries and institutions that it views as rivals.
    Reports suggested that Russia used its vast intelligence apparatus during the run up to the U.K.'s June referendum on EU membership in favor of the winning “leave” vote. Both RT and Sputnik, English-language news outlets which receive funding from the Kremlin, produced...
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