The US warned of the impending Russian intervention in elections in Congress

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In the United States expect strengthening of the Russian propaganda and campaigns in social networks, the increase of fake news before Congressional elections in 2018.

Russia will intervene in the interim Congressional elections in 2018 and use them as a means of further division of the United States. On Tuesday, February 13, said the Director of national intelligence Dan Coates, reports CNN.

He noted that "we should not doubt that Russia considers the American elections of 2018 as an opportunity for intervention. In the United States expect strengthening of the Russian propaganda and campaigns in social networks, the increase of fake news and other ways Russian intervention to further political and social divisions in the country."

"We should not doubt that Russia considers its past successful efforts and sees the midterm elections to Congress in 2018 as a potential target for operations,” said Coates.

As reported, the Russians created Facebook event 129 regarding the US elections in 2017.

Recall, the CIA stated that Russia is trying to influence on the Congressional elections.

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