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Dr Emma L Briant made this Freedom of Information request to Ministry of Defence

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Dear Ministry of Defence,

Please could I request any correspondence or documents or other records you may have such as meeting minutes internally or externally (for example correspondence with the authors or company) about this article https://www.bbc.com/news/world-43476762 - please could you check for two months prior and one month after the publication of the article on 22 March 2018. Your search should encompass anyone handling Ukraine operations at the time, the press inquiry and the 77 Brigade as well as any correspondence with representatives of the companies Cambridge Analytica, IOTA Global/Influence Options and SCL who may have had an interest in the article.

Thank you for your help with my inquiry.

Yours faithfully,

Dr Emma L Briant

DDC-Secretariat Parliamentary (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Dr Briant.

 

Please find attached a response to your recent FOI request submitted to
the MOD on 8 February.  I apologise for not acknowledging your request, it
was only forwarded to this department for a response recently and aware of
the approaching deadline I wanted to make sure you had a reply within 20
working days.

 

Regards

 

DDC-Secretariat Manager

MOD Main Building

London

SW1A 2HB

 

Currently working from home.

 

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Dr Emma L Briant

Dear DDC-Secretariat Parliamentary (MULTIUSER),

Thank you for your reply. I would like to refine my request to search just the MOD press office please.

Yours sincerely,

Dr Emma L Briant

DDC-Secretariat Parliamentary (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

Dear Dr Briant thank you for your follow up email. Your refined request below has been logged and given the reference number FOI20210/02622.

The department aims to respond within 20 working days.

Regards

DDC-Secretariat Manager
MOD Main Building
London
SW1A 2HB

Currently working from home.

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DDC-Secretariat Parliamentary (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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Dear Dr Briant

 

Please find attached a response to your recent FOI request reference
FOI2021/02622.

 

Regards

 

DDC-Secretariat Manager

MOD Main Building

London

SW1A 2HB

 

Currently working from home.

 

This e-mail and any files transmitted with it are confidential and
intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom it is
addressed.  If you are not the intended recipient or there are problems
please notify the sender and then delete the e-mail (and file(s) if
attached) from your system.  Recipients should note that e-mail traffic on
MOD systems is subject to monitoring, recording and auditing to secure the
effective operation of the system and for other lawful purposes.  The MOD
has taken steps to keep this e-mail and any attachments free from
viruses.  However it accepts no liability for any loss or damage howsoever
caused as a result of any virus being passed on.  It is the responsiblity
of the recipient to perform all necessary checks.