LONDON: Russia will not succeed in efforts to sow discord in the West, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday.
In an annual address to the Lord Mayor’s Banquet, she catalogued various Russian actions – from the annexation of Crimea to “seeking to weaponise information” – which “threaten the international order”.
Moscow is “deploying its state-run media organisations to plant fake stories and photo-shopped images in an attempt to sow discord in the West and undermine our institutions,” she said.
“So I have a very simple message for Russia. We know what you are doing. And you will not succeed.”
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