Facebook and Twitter have not revealed any foreign interference in the protests in the United States. This was told by representatives of these social networks during the hearings in Congress, reports RIA Novosti.
According to them, was only discovered the fraudsters, for example. offering to buy a non-existent shirt. However, foreign figures who have participated in inauthentic behavior around the protests, was not. The company assured that “specifically hunt for such behavior in the preventive purposes”
Earlier, the former national security adviser of the Obama administration, Susan rice saidthat mass unrest in the United States can stand Russia. According to her, the Russians can incite both sides of the protesters with the help of social networks. The evidence of his words she failed. Then U.S. attorney General William Barr also said foreign interference in the protests in the US, not accusing any specific country.
Later in Moscow called such accusations are “nonsense and rubbish”.
From the end of may in dozens of U.S. cities held mass protests accompanied by riots and clashes with police over the death of an African-American George Floyd. In some States, they turned into riots, pogroms, looting, shooting and arson. The protesters are blaming the police and racist prejudices in society.