Theresa May Accuses Russia's President Putin Of 'planting Fake News' In A Bid To Undermine The West

Theresa May has accused Russia of meddling in elections, hacking Western Governments and pursuing its interests “at any cost” as she warned Vladimir Putin: “We know what you are doing and you will not succeed."

In one of her most forthright attacks on Mr Putin, the Prime Minister accused Russia of "weaponising information" and "planting fake stories and photo-shopped images" in an attempt to undermine the West.

Addressing the Lords Mayor's Banquet, the Prime Minister warned the UK will work with allies to "take the necessary action" to ensure the state does not succeed in its campaign to "sow discord in the West" and cause a split among Nato allies.

And raising the notion of a return to conflict between the nations she added: "We do not want to return to the Cold War, or to be in a state of perpetual confrontation".

Her speech comes amid claims Russia sought to influence the American elections...

Source : http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/11/13/theresa-may-accuses-russias-president-putin-planting-fake-news/

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