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Texas secession was a key theme in Russian disinformation campaign during 2016 elections, report says

The Russian-based Internet Research Agency used two social media accounts in particular – "Heart of Texas" on Facebook and @rebeltexas on Instagram – to spread falsehoods and exert divisions during the 2016 elections, according to a new report.

Screenshots released by federal lawmakers of Russian-linked Facebook pages promoting anti-Muslim and pro-Muslim rallies on the same day in 2016 in Houston.

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