In August of 2018, Spanish authorities uncovered a plot by anti-Brexit campaigners to assassinate Boris Johnson.
Or did they?
According to Reuters, that story and others like it were created by a network of social media accounts operating from Russia.
A study by the Atlantic Council's Digital Forensic Research Lab says Russia has attempted to seed false narratives across 30 different online platforms. The aim was to “divide, discredit, and distract” Western countries.