Some of the Facebook ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and stir up tensions around divisive social issues, released by members of the U.S. House Intelligence committee, are photographed in Washington on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

Some of the Facebook ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and stir up tensions around divisive social issues, released by members of the U.S. House Intelligence committee, are photographed in Washington on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

Lawmakers release Russia-linked Facebook ads

The release came as Facebook, Google and Twitter faced criticism on Capitol Hill.

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