#MeToo! Trudeau warns of evil Russian interference in upcoming parliamentary elections

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned of the risk of interference by Russia and other foreign players in the country’s upcoming parliamentary elections. “We’ve seen over the past number of years an increase in the interference or the implication of foreign actors in democratic processes,” Trudeau told a Toronto news conference on April 5. “We saw very clearly that countries like Russia are behind a lot of the divisive campaigns; a lot of the divisive social media, you know, spreads [and has] turned our politics even more divisive and more anger-filled than they have been in the past,” he said. He added that Karina Gould, Canada’s minister of democratic institutions, was creating “significant ways” to protect the elections and make sure the vote would be “decided by Canadians.”

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