The US President Donald trump said that the hype around the alleged last year, the place of Russian interference in American elections does not cease. About it on his Twitter.
“Hoax around Russia continue, now with advertising on Facebook. How about totally biased and unfair media coverage in favor of Hillary [Clinton],” wrote trump.
Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)
22 Sep 2017, 10:44
Earlier on September 22, the founder of Facebook mark Zuckerberg said that the social network will give the U.S. Congress the data in the case of “Russian intervention”. “Today I have ordered that we transmitted to the Congress is, we discovered,” said Zuckerberg, commenting on the appeared information that the orders of advertising in Facebook through fake accounts. It supposedly worked with the Russians to influence the course of presidential elections in the United States.
The Facebook founder acknowledged that cooperating with the US authorities about “Russian intervention” in U.S. elections. According to him, the social network for many months led the investigation, “the Russian presence”. “I don’t want someone used our tools to undermine democracy,” he explained. However, he noted that Facebook failed to find evidence linking fake accounts with the Russian is.
On the same day the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow has never engaged in placing of political advertising in social networks.