Russian 'disinformation' hyped Paris bedbug scare, French minister says

Last autumn, a bedbug scare in Paris was amplified by Russian "disinformation" accounts, falsely linking it to Ukrainian refugees. The government intervened ahead of the Paris Olympics, inspecting metro and railroad cars. Russian cyberattacks and disinformation campaigns have increased in the past two years. France also blamed a Russian campaign for graffiti depicting Stars of David in Paris.

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