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Russian Trolls Targeted African-Americans

The recent reports on Russian influence in the 2016 election prepared for the Senate have been full of distressing surprises. Among these is that the Moscow Trolls targeted African-Americans in an attempt to discourage them from voting. The New York Times, in Russian 2016 Influence Operation Targeted African-Americans on Social Media, notes that “The Russian…

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Russians Targeted Mueller

According to the Washington Post, the same Russian social media trolls who put Trump into the White House are also trying to keep him there by attacking Robert Mueller. In Russian disinformation teams targeted Robert S. Mueller III, says report prepared for Senate, the Post notes that according to two reports prepared for the Senate…

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Sean Hannity and/or the KGB

From the we-sorta-figured file…there’s a fascinating article over on Mother Jones, How Russian Trolls Boosted Conservative News Outlets in the United States by Ali Breland. It seems that a study commissioned by the Senate Intelligence Committee shows that Russian operatives did everything they could to promo right wing news sources in the United States during…

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