London — Russia meddled in the 2014 Scottish referendum and the British government failed to ask for a deep assessment of possible Kremlin-directed interference in the Brexit vote, the British parliament’s intelligence and security committee said.

“There has been credible, open-source commentary suggesting that Russia undertook influence campaigns in relation to the Scottish independence referendum in 2014,” the report, which was finished in March 2019 but shelved until Tuesday, said...

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