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RT Says Le Pen Is Winning


Yesterday, when everybody else was announcing Macron was winning the French election, RT took another view. “Le Pen, the leader in the French presidential election after counting half the votes” April 23, 2017, 23:11 The leader of the party “National Front” Marine Le Pen after counting 50.3% of ballots gaining 24,10% of votes at the… Continue reading RT Says Le Pen Is Winning

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Disappointment in Russia as Kremlin Favorites Lag in French Race


Russian propaganda missed no time in lying about the results, saying Marine Le Pen was winning almost 60% of the French votes. We know this was wrong. Opinion polls for 2nd round released: 60%+ Macron, Le Pen around 40% </end editorial> by Ilya Arkhipov April 24, 2017, 8:29 AM EDT Even as the Kremlin called… Continue reading Disappointment in Russia as Kremlin Favorites Lag in French Race

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Marine Le Pen, Russia’s Candidate For France


If there was any doubt as to French Presidential Candidate’s loyalty to Russia, think back to her trip last month to Moscow, to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin.  While the world was worried about a crisis in Syria, Le Pen was meeting with the Russian President. On the Kremlin’s website: Meeting with Marine Le… Continue reading Marine Le Pen, Russia’s Candidate For France

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Russia’s fake news machine is targeting the French elections


By David Gilbert on Apr 21, 2017 In early April, the Russian state media outlet Sputnik published a story suggesting Emmanuel Macron, centrist candidate for the French presidency, was “a U.S. agent” and possibly “acting in the interests of the U.S. financial market in France.” Another article, published in French, claimed Macron’s campaign was being… Continue reading Russia’s fake news machine is targeting the French elections

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Russia-linked fake news floods French social media


Remember all those Congressional hearings about Russian propaganda, disinformation, fake news?  Not so much now, eh?  That is because Russia has shifted its main effort towards France.  Russia has lifted and shifted fire, to France and they’re starting in Germany.  They are flooding France’s social media.  They’re still targeting the US, but with less spectacular and… Continue reading Russia-linked fake news floods French social media

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Battle begins to stop ‘fake news’ from impacting the French presidential election


The Local news.france@thelocal.com 28 February 2017 23:23 CET+01:00   An unprecedented joint media project was launched in France on Tuesday with the aim of preventing the very modern plague of fake news stories on Facebook from influencing the French presidential election. But how effective will it be? A group of 37 French and international media… Continue reading Battle begins to stop ‘fake news’ from impacting the French presidential election

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Russia Today Is Expanding In France And Preparing To Launch A French TV Channel


The Russian broadcaster’s global influence is continuing to expand, with extra staff being hired ahead of the French presidential election – with a TV channel to follow by the end of the year. posted on Feb. 10, 2017, at 1:46 p.m. Jim Waterson BuzzFeed UK Political Editor David Perrotin Journaliste chez BuzzFeed News, France Russia… Continue reading Russia Today Is Expanding In France And Preparing To Launch A French TV Channel