Russia allegedly interfered in Germany's latest general election

Allegations of Russian attempts to interfere with ballots rose to international prominence during the 2016 US presidential election. PHOTO: AFP
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Russia has threatened to block YouTube and take other retaliatory measures against foreign tech giants, after the US video-sharing platform blocked German-language channels of Russia's state broadcaster.

The German government has denied playing any part in YouTube's decision to freeze Russia's information platforms.

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