Russia’s surreptitious campaign to meddle in the US election reached 126 million people through posts on the social network, according to prepared testimony obtained by The Verge. That figure, which is more than 10 times the number of people reportedly exposed to Russia-linked advertising on the site, indicates that more than half of US Facebook users saw Russia-linked posts in the months leading up to the election.
General Valery Gerasimov (left) shakes hands with Japan's Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera Reuters
'Carrying out military training in regions surrounding North Korea will only heighten hysteria and make the situation unstable
Russia's military chief warned on Monday that military exercises by Japan, the United States and South Korea aimed at countering North Korea only raise hysteria and create more instability in the region.