Macron accuses RT and Sputnik of French election misinformation
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French president says Kremlin-funded media were "organs of influence" in French election

French President Emmanuel Macron, has accused Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik of being Russian "organs of influence" which spread "falsehoods" during the 2017 French presidential elections.

So are these two Kremlin-funded media organisations guilty of spreading misinformation during the campaign?

Ben Nimmo has researched Russian interference in French politics for the Atlantic Council think-tank based in Washington DC.

  • 29 May 2017
  • From the section Europe