MEGHAN Markle fan Twitter accounts that post "obsessively" about her have been linked to Russian conspiracy theories, an investigation has found. Accounts within a Duchess of Sussex Twitter community were analysed and about 1,000 found to have tweeted more than two-and-a-half-million times since September, the Telegraph reports. One of the widely followed accounts by Meghan fans questioned the Salisbury Novichok attack and another, with the second highest number of pro-Duchess followers, indicated "bot-like activity". Research from 89up found there was an "unusually high reach" for the community of Meghan Markle fans. Josh Feldberg, Director of Digital at 89up said: “There is highly suspicious activity on Twitter around search terms linked to the Duchess of Sussex. "It is unclear the extent to which this content is automated, but the prevalence of strange Twitter usernames and the overlap between accounts that tweet primarily about politics but also tweet extensively about the … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle fan Twitter accounts that post ‘obsessively’ about Duchess ‘linked to Russian conspiracy theories’
World Russia investigation Special Counsel Robert Mueller will “get to Russian conspiracy” in the ongoing investigation into whether President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign colluded with Moscow, former federal prosecutor and legal analyst Glenn Kirschner has said. Trump campaign officials “could collude, they were colluding, and all of this is so nefarious,” Kirschner argued in a Tuesday interview with MSNBC’s Deadline: White House news program. “It’s not reckless, it’s not happenstance, it’s not careless,” he said. Kirshner discussed comments made by prosecutor Andrew Weissman, which were reported by The New York Times from a hearing for Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort. In a redacted transcript of the hearing, Weissmann suggested that Manafort was supposed to be the spokesperson for an allegedly Kremlin-linked plan to split Ukraine, a move that would be in Russia’s favor. Weissmann was … [Read more...] about Mueller Probe ‘Going to Get to Russian Conspiracy,’ Former Federal Prosecutor Says
Eli Rosenberg, The Washington Post Published 9:51 am PST, Saturday, January 12, 2019 (FILES) In this file photo taken on August 7, 1997 shows a picture of late Jeanne Calment during a memorial mass at the Primatiale Sainte-Trophime church. - What if Jeanne Calment's longevity record was a fraud? Russian researchers have concluded an incredible sleight of hand between the French woman and her daughter, provoking interest and controversy in the scientific community. Jeanne Calment died at the age of 122 years and 164 days in 1997 - a world record of longevity of all genders. less (FILES) In this file photo taken on August 7, 1997 shows a picture of late Jeanne Calment during a memorial mass at the Primatiale Sainte-Trophime church. - What if Jeanne Calment's longevity record was a ... more Photo: GEORGES GOBET, AFP/Getty Images … [Read more...] about The world’s oldest person record stood for decades. Then came a Russian conspiracy theory.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Friday unsealed a criminal complaint charging Russian national Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova her alleged role in a Russian conspiracy to interfere in the U.S. political system, including the 2018 midterm election. According to the complaint, Khusyaynova was the chief accountant for “Project Lakhta,” which it said was funded by Russian oligarch Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin and two companies he controls, Concord Management and Consulting LLC and Concord Catering. Using social media platforms and other avenues, the participants waged “information warfare against the United States,” attempting to sow distrust toward candidates for U.S. political office and the U.S. political system, according to the complaint. Reporting by Lisa Lambert and Makini Brice; Editing by Tim Ahmann … [Read more...] about Russian accountant conspired to interfere with U.S. elections:…
NEW YORK — The already collapsed Trump Tower collusion conspiracy continued to further implode during an exclusive interview with Rob Goldstone, the English publicist who sent Donald Trump Jr. the infamous email claiming Russian dirt on Hillary Clinton that led to the June 9, 2016 meeting. Goldstone was also inside the Trump Tower conference room and witnessed the entire get together between top Trump campaign officials and four Russian nationals. Breitbart News previously reported that three Russian participants at the meeting have ties to the controversial Fusion GPS outfit, and two have confirmed ties to Hillary Clinton.The Russia collusion conspiracy was sparked by the dossier produced by Fusion GPS, which was paid for its anti-Trump work by Trump’s primary political opponents, namely Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC), via the Perkins Coie law firm. Not only did he not witness any attempts to steal an election, as the … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE – Trump Tower Collusion Conspiracy Implodes During Interview with Key Witness