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US Sanctions 4 for Russia-linked Interference in November Presidential Election

The United States on Thursday sanctioned four Russian-linked operatives, accusing them of trying to meddle in the upcoming U.S. presidential election.The sanctioned individuals are Andrii Derkach, a Ukrainian member of Parliament tied to Russian intelligence, and three other Russian-based operatives connected to the Internet Research Agency troll farm based in St. Petersburg.FILE – U.S. President Donald Trump listens to a question as he answers reporters questions during a news conference at the White House in Washington, Sept. 4, 2020.The sanctions come even as U.S. President Donald Trump and some of his top intelligence officials have insisted that China, not Russia, …read more

Source:: Voice of America



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