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Secret Scottish-based office led infowars attack on Labour and Jeremy Corbyn | Daily Record - Dec. 9, 2018 |

A secret UK Government-funded infowars unit based in Scotland sent out social media posts attacking Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party.

On the surface, the cryptically named Institute for Statecraft is a small charity operating from an old Victorian mill in Fife.

But explosive leaked documents passed to the Sunday Mail reveal the organisation's Integrity Initiative is funded with £2million of Foreign Office cash and run by military intelligence specialists.

The "think tank" is supposed to counter Russian online propaganda by forming "clusters" of friendly journalists and "key influencers" throughout Europe who use social media to hit back against disinformation.

But our investigation has found worrying evidence the shadowy programme's official Twitter account has been used to attack Corbyn, the Labour Party and their officials.

One tweet quotes a newspaper article calling Corbyn a "useful idiot", that goes on to state: "His open visceral anti-Westernism helped the Kremlin cause, as surely as if he had been secretly peddling Westminster tittle-tattle for money."

A message from the UK Government-funded organisation promotes an article that states: "Unlike Galloway (former MP George Galloway) Corbyn does not scream conspiracy, he implies it," while another added: "It's time for the Corbyn left to confront its Putin problem."

A further message refers to an "alleged British Corbyn supporter" who "wants to vote for Putin".

Labour attack government-funded body for sharing articles critical of Jeremy Corbyn | The Mirror - Dec. 9, 2018 |
Political tweets, "infowars" and a Russia: how a fake news row went mainstream | Sky News - Dec. 11, 2018 |

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Tory minister 'misled Parliament' over Government-funded infowars attack on Jeremy Corbyn | Daily Record - Dec. 16, 2018 |

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