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Are the Russians Trying to Help Corbyn and the Left Win in UK?

The media has responded to the UK elections by pushing the same discredited conspiracy theories about Russian backing for conservatives as they have in the US. These theories depend on assorted meaningless internet nonsense, while ignoring more tangible developments.

Reddit said today that a leak of official US-UK trade documents that took place on its platform was the work of Russian operatives part of a long-running political influence campaign.

The leak occurred in late October when a Reddit user named Gregoratior published multiple files from the ongoing US-UK trade talks taking place in the Trade and Investment Working Group (TIWG).

The files were proven to be authentic after the UK Labour Party used excerpts from the 451-page release in its campaign for the ongoing UK general elections, scheduled to take place next week, on December 12.

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