Report: Russia Spreading Disinformation Ahead of Election

Russia has reportedly begun spreading disinformation ahead of November’s election — using fake online accounts and bots to damage Ukraine-supporting President Joe Biden and Democrats.

NBC News, citing former U.S. officials and cyber experts, reported the Biden attack strategy is part of Moscow’s continuing effort to undercut American military aid to Ukraine as well as support for and solidarity with NATO.

“Not that they didn’t have an incentive to interfere in the last two presidential elections,” Bret Schafer told NBC News. He is with the Alliance for Securing Democracy of the German Marshall Fund, which tracks disinformation efforts by Russia and other regimes.

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Report: Russia Spreading Disinformation Ahead of Election

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