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Macron wins by an estimated 65.5% to 34.5%


Macron set to become youngest ever president, exit polls suggest London Evening Standard 14:05 Emannuel Macron is set to be France’s youngest president Daily Mail 14:01 Macron wins by an estimated 65.5 to 34.5% Political Betting (Weblog) 14:00 May 7th, 2017 The powers of the French President Source: http://www2.politicalbetting.com/index.php/archives/2017/05/07/macron-wins-by-an-estimated-65-5-to-34-5/

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Pro-Kremlin media firms plan to sue Macron over alleged smear campaign


 “Plan” means “threaten”, which means RT and Sputnik are using words without action. This is a form of Lawfare, which is using the legal system as one more way of harassing someone or something. Margarita Simonyan, the chief editor of RT and Sputnik, is the chief purveyor of false, fake, and misleading news, tilted strongly in favor… Continue reading Pro-Kremlin media firms plan to sue Macron over alleged smear campaign

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Russia uses 200-strong Twitter army to spread anti-Macron propaganda


Emmanuel Macron: ‘Le Pen comes up with this. She has troops behind her.’ By Jason Murdock May 5, 2017 16:37 BST A 200-strong collective of French-language Twitter accounts were involved in a coordinated campaign to spread misinformation by using “fake news” from troll-website 4Chan to damage the reputation of presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, it has… Continue reading Russia uses 200-strong Twitter army to spread anti-Macron propaganda

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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