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Russia calls the accusation of campaigning against the Paris Olympics “slander”

Russia calls the accusation of campaigning against the Paris Olympics “slander”

A report from the Microsoft Threat Analysis Center stated that Russia increased the scale of its disinformation campaign, which includes the attempt to stoke fears of violent acts during the Olympic event

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The Russian government This Tuesday, he described as “slander” the report from a Microsoft observatory in which Russia is accused of having intensified its disinformation campaign against the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

“It is nothing more than pure slander,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov said at a press conference, assuring that these accusations “have nothing to do with reality.”

A report from the Microsoft Threat Analysis Center stated that Russia increased the scale of its disinformation campaign against Paris Olympic Games-2024, which includes the attempt to stoke fears of violent acts during the event, which will begin on July 26.

“Russia is escalating these malicious campaigns against France, President (Emmanuel) Macron, the IOC and the Paris Olympics,” said Clint Watts, director general of the Center. in a message published on Sunday.

Peskov assured that this report is “a generalized criticism without any basis.”

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“It is nothing more than pure slander,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov said at a press conference, ensuring that these accusations about a disinformation campaign against the Olympic Games “have nothing to do with reality.”

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In a statement published this Tuesday, the Russian embassy in Paris denounced “a Russophobic campaign by the French media” and assured that Russia “does not and will not interfere in French internal affairs.”

Last Saturday, three individuals left at the foot of the Eiffel Tower five coffins filled with plaster and covered with French flags and the inscription “French soldiers in Ukraine.”

The three were arrested and charged with “premeditated violence.”

Sources close to the investigation assured that the case was being treated as potential interference by a foreign power in French affairs.

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