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Reddit has said that Russia likely posted leaked UK trade documents as part of a vast covert influence campaign

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Reddit has said that leaked documents on US-UK trade deal discussions were likely posted on the site as part of a Russian influence campaign.
The documents were cited by Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the UK's opposition Labour party, as evidence that his opponent in the UK general election, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, was poised to sell out the NHS in trade negotiations with the US.
Researchers earlier in the week said that the accounts that posted the documents on Reddit indicated links to a vast Russian influence campaign uncovered on Facebook dubbed Secondary Infektion.
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Labour's ‘NHS for sale' document linked to Russia

Labour's ‘NHS for sale' document linked to Russia

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Jeremy Corbyn said the documents proved the NHS is up for grabs
A leaked dossier used by Jeremy Corbyn as proof the Tories want to sell off the NHS have been linked to a Russian disinformation campaign on Reddit.
The social media platform says it has banned 61 accounts following an investigation of suspicious activity.
But the Labour Party have refused to discuss where they got documents they presented at a press conference in November.
The dossier was available on Reddit since October but Corbyn's party says neither the US or the UK government have denied its validity.
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Leaked NHS Documents Linked To Russian Disinformation Campaign, Reddit Confirm

Leaked NHS Documents Linked To Russian Disinformation Campaign, Reddit Confirm

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Leaked documents used as proof by Jeremy Corbyn of an NHS sell-off by the Tories are linked to a Russian disinformation campaign, Reddit has confirmed. A spokesperson for the online platform said 61 accounts had been banned following an investigation into unusual activity. They said the campaign had followed the same pattern of activity as a Russian operation known as “Secondary Infektion” which was discovered by Facebook earlier this year. The documents themselves were presented at a Labour press conference by Corbyn as evidence the government was at an advanced stage of negotiations with...
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Russia behind Labour's leaked NHS documents Reddit reveals

Russia behind Labour's leaked NHS documents Reddit reveals

1 month ago   |   By Daily Express

LABOUR'S classified documents detailing plans for a post-Brexit US trade deal which Jeremy Corbyn claimed showed a Tory plot to “sell off the NHS” may have been posted online on the Reddit website by a Russian campaign, it has emerged.
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