Russia Update: US Embassy Exposes Izvestiya Fake Letter of ‘State Department’ to Controversial Russian Gay Activist

November 19, 2015

The Russian-language US Embassy Twitter account in Russia has uncovered an obvious forgery used by the pro-Kremlin newspaper Izvestiya in a disinformation claim to discredit a gay activst.

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