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    British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said Thursday that Sputnik and the RT network need to be "called out" for misleading reporting, and so he did.

    Fallon Goes on a Rampage

    Speaking at St. Andrews University in Scotland, Sir Michael Fallon accused Russia of using cyberattacks to "disrupt critical infrastructure and disable democratic machinery."

    On November 16, the European Parliament voted in favor of a resolution on countering Russian media. The EU parliament's resolution said that Sputnik and RT posed a danger to European unity and called for extra European Commission funding for counter-propaganda projects. It also drew a parallel between Russian media and the propaganda disseminated by Daesh, a jihadist group outlawed in Russia and numerous other states.

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