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Did Russia influence the French election? Part 1

By Filip Warwick

In the run-up to the French presidential election President François Hollande has criticised what he called Moscow’s attempt to "influence public opinion" with "ideological operations".

And the European Parliament passed a resolution last year calling on the European Union (EU) to do more to fight anti-EU propaganda: it blamed Russia for attempting to divide the EU.
Three days before France elected its next president, Filip Warwick looked at how interested Russia is in the result.

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