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Russia sent payments quite literally labelled ‘to finance election campaign of 2016’

By Nicole Gallucci

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Bad news, America: The terrifying 2016 election meddling plot continues to thicken in such a way that’s sure to make you bang your head against your desk and scream “HOW?”

In the saga’s latest installment, a Buzzfeed News report alleges that over 60 payments were sent from the Russian foreign ministry to its embassies with not-so-subtle descriptions like, quite literally, “to finance election campaign of 2016.”

The transaction news comes after months of speculation about Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election and the country’s involvement with Donald Trump’s campaign. …

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