JRL NEWSWATCH: “We fund Russian democracy protesters, boasts U.S. group” – The Times (UK)

American Flag and Partial View of U.S. Capitol Dome, adapted from image at aoc.gov

“Senior officials at a U.S. government-funded organisation have been tricked into boasting about helping … pro-democracy movements in Russia and … a ‘modest but significant’ contribution to … protests in Belarus …. [S]tatements by … National Endowment for Democracy (NED) [officials,] … funded by … Congress, are expected to be seized upon by officials in Belarus and Russia as proof […]

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