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Russia Seen Behind Surge of ‘Fake News’

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“The flood of ‘fake news’ this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary Clinton, helping Republican Donald Trump and undermining faith in American democracy, say independent researchers who tracked the operation,” the Washington Post

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“Russia’s increasingly sophisticated propaganda machinery — including thousands of botnets, teams of paid human ‘trolls,’ and networks of websites and social-media accounts — echoed and amplified right-wing sites across the Internet as they portrayed Clinton as a criminal hiding potentially fatal health problems and preparing to hand control of the nation to a shadowy cabal of global financiers. The effort also sought to heighten the appearance of international tensions and promote fear of looming hostilities with nuclear-armed Russia.”


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Posted on 25.11.2016 07:27

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Ser korz 26 November 16 08:50 Liberty Blitzkrieg Included on Washington Post Highlighted Hit List of “Russian Propaganda” Websites
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Distorting Russia
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https://www.thenation.com/article/distorting-russia/
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