Meta says it’s shut down a pro-Russian disinformation network, warns of a social media hacking operation

Washington (CNN Business)Facebook (FB)’s parent Meta said Monday it has caught dozens of fake, pro-Russian accounts, groups and pages across its platforms trying to spread anti-Ukrainian propaganda as the war in Ukraine continues to rage. Meta’s takedown of the influence campaign also coincided with what company officials described as a separate, intensified push by pro-Russian…

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States want to boycott Russian vodka. Here’s why that won’t work

So far, officials in Ohio, Utah and New Hampshire have called on liquor stores to remove Russian-made or Russian-branded products from shelves, a move that largely targets vodka since it’s most closely associated with the country. Utah Governor Spencer Cox requested on Saturday that state-run liquor outlets “remove all Russian-produced and Russian-branded products,” explaining that…

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