WASHINGTON POST: Did Russia make Brexit promoter Nigel Farage a ‘YouTube star’?

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Release date: 27/3/2019

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As Brexit’s uncertainty continues, former U.K. Independence Party (UKIP) leader and Brexit backer Nigel Farage is being criticized for putting “the future of ordinary citizens at risk.” In a tweet, Dutch European Parliament member Esther de Lange shared a video of Farage leaving the European Union’s legislature during a debate about Britain’s future relationship with the E.U. According to de Lange, Farage only attended the debate to make his speech — which he recorded for YouTube — and then left.

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TitleDid Russia make Brexit promoter Nigel Farage a ‘YouTube star’?
Media name/outletWashington Post
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date27/03/19
DescriptionAs Brexit’s uncertainty continues, former U.K. Independence Party (UKIP) leader and Brexit backer Nigel Farage is being criticized for putting “the future of ordinary citizens at risk.” In a tweet, Dutch European Parliament member Esther de Lange shared a video of Farage leaving the European Union’s legislature during a debate about Britain’s future relationship with the E.U. According to de Lange, Farage only attended the debate to make his speech — which he recorded for YouTube — and then left.
URLhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/03/27/did-russias-rt-make-nigel-farage-brexit-promoter-youtube-star/?utm_term=.abd26d525200
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