Report: Russia meddled in UK elections, Scottish referendum

Russia sees the UK as one of its top targets in the West, according to a highly anticipated report into Russian election interference released Tuesday. The report reveals Russia interfered with the Scottish referendum to leave the EU, and the 2017 general election.

FRANCE 24 correspondent Benedicte Paviot says in light of the revelations, the decision to delay publication of the report until after the 2019 election will anger British voters. Russia has categorically denied the claims.

Subscribe to France 24 now:
http://f24.my/youtubeEN

FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7
http://f24.my/YTliveEN

Visit our website:
http://www.france24.com

Subscribe to our YouTube channel:
http://f24.my/youtubeEN

Like us on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English

Follow us on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/France24_en

About This Source - FRANCE 24 English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from France 24. France 24 is a French state-owned international news television network based in Paris.

Recent from FRANCE 24 English:

  • Catalan ex-leader Puigdemont says returning to Belgium before attending October hearing in Italy
  • Germany’s Merkel makes final push for successor in knife-edge poll • FRANCE 24 English
  • Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou freed by Canada returns to China as diplomatic spat ends
  • In This Story: France

    France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.

    6 Recent Items: France

  • Catalan ex-leader Puigdemont says returning to Belgium before attending October hearing in Italy
  • Germany’s Merkel makes final push for successor in knife-edge poll • FRANCE 24 English
  • Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou freed by Canada returns to China as diplomatic spat ends
  • Turkey flexes military muscles with drone display at Istanbul’s Teknofest • FRANCE 24 English
  • 36,000 COVID passes canceled in France, medics suspected of involvement
  • Inside Britney Spears’ conservatorship battle
  • In This Story: Russia

    Russia, or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It extends from the Baltic Sea in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east, and from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in the south.

    Russia spans more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, stretching eleven time zones, and bordering 16 sovereign nations. Moscow is the country’s capital.

    The Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991 and since 1993 Russia been governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia is a major great power, with the world’s second-most powerful military, and the fourth-highest military expenditure. As a recognised nuclear-weapon state, the country possesses the world’s largest stockpile of nuclear weapons.

    3 Recent Items: Russia

  • (Русский) 🇷🇺 Russia – Minister Addresses United Nations General Debate, 76th Session | #UNGA
  • Same old song | ‘Russian threat’ card played ahead of German elections
  • Is Russia to blame for Europe’s gas shortages? | Counting the Cost
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address now, just your name. BUT, if you do add it, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.