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Blame America, Not Russia, for the ‘Ukraine Did It’ Conspiracy Theory

In her eloquent impeachment testimony last month, Fiona Hill, a recently departed official at the National Security Council, criticized President Donald Trump and his supporters for parroting that Ukraine, not Russia, interfered in the 2016 elections. “This is a fictional narrative that has been perpetrated and propagated by the Russian Security Services themselves,” Hill said on November 21. The next day, The New York Times reported that senior intelligence officials had briefed senators that Russia, “starting at least in 2017,” had tried to frame Ukraine for interfering in the 2016 election.Within days, the narrative that Russia framed Ukraine became conventional …read more

Source:: The Atlantic



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