The “exclusive” report by Reuters on the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS) alleged role in the US presidential election is laughable, political scientist Alexander Gusev told Radio Sputnik. Margarita Simonyan, the Editor-in-Chief of Sputnik and the RT broadcaster, suggested awarding Reuters the Oscar for “the best script.”
At a video conference hosted by the Russia & India Report and the Indian Council of World Affairs, leading experts from both countries discussed a gamut of issues concerning security in Russia, India, Afghanistan and Central Asia.
“Russia Today” is cancelling their contract with Reuters after the British news agency published an article titled “Russian intervention in US elections” with unsubstantiated accusations against news agency Sputnik.
Russia shot down reports that a think tank controlled by President Vladimir Putin plotted to sway the 2016 presidential election in favor of Donald Trump and shake voters confidence in the electoral system, it was reported Thursday.
Russia dismissed as false on Thursday a Reuters report that said a government think tank controlled by President Vladimir Putin had developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election in Donald Trump’s favour.
Russian Senator Oleg Morozov said that accusations against the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS) of election interference in the United States are unfounded.