Foreign consultants

Jokowi alleges Russian meddling in elections

Is Russia meddling in the Indonesian elections too?The question is far from settled despite denials from the Russian embassy in Jakarta and presidential challenger Prabowo Subianto, who say the charge levelled by incumbent leader Joko Widodo is baseless.Widodo, who is seeking re-election in April, fired the first salvo last week, saying a campaign team deployed foreign consultants and resorted to “Russian propaganda” including defamation, lies and hoaxes.

7 February 2019