Could The Kremlin Get An Award For Election Meddling?
Russia may deny it was involved, but some in the US advertising industry say the campaign was so ‘f***ing clever’ it deserves a prize
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There’s a surprise entrant among the thousands competing for America’s premier Internet awards this year: Russia and the campaign it denies being involved in to interfere in the 2016 U.S. elections.
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