Former US ambassador says Russia is using ‘deepfakes to impersonate him’

The former US Ambassador to Russia has claimed that deepfakes are being used to impersonate him in a bid to “undermine” Ukrainian war efforts.Michael McFaul, a vocal critic of Vladimir Putin who served as US ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014, claims that an “AI-generated deep fake that looks and talks like me” is being circulated as a “new Russian weapon of war”