US Lawmakers Warn of Russian 'Weaponization of Information'

April 16, 2015 07:05 AM
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A number of Western officials, including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, have voiced concerns about unprecedented efforts by Russia to spread misinformation across the entire area of the former Soviet Union and much of Europe. Experts at a congressional panel in Washington described the vast Russian media operation as "the weaponization of information." VOA's Congressional Correspondent Cindy Saine has more from Capitol Hill.