Russia report reveals UK government failed to investigate Kremlin interferenceJuly 21, 2020
Intelligence and security committee publishes long-delayed findings on Russian influence over UK politics
- What does the UK’s Russia report say? Key points explained
The British government and intelligence agencies failed to prepare or conduct any proper assessment of Kremlin attempts to interfere with the 2016 Brexit referendum, according to the long-delayed Russia report.
The damning conclusion is contained within the 50-page document from parliament’s intelligence and security committee, which said ministers in effect turned a blind eye to allegations of Russian disruption.