Russian Twitter accounts promoted Brexit ahead of EU referendum - Times newspaper
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
LONDON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Russian Twitter accounts posted
almost 45,000 messages about Brexit in the 48 hours around last
year's referendum in an attempt to sow discord during the vote
on whether to leave the European Union, the Times newspaper
reported on Wednesday.
The Times cited research from an upcoming paper by data
scientists at Swansea University and the University of
California, Berkeley, which it said showed accounts based in
Russia had tweeted abou ...