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Russia’s 2016 disinformation campaign targeted African-Americans more than any other group, Senate report confirms

Russian government-backed online interference in the 2016 election aggressively targeted African-Americans more than any other group, according to a major new report from the Senate Intelligence Committee. Research from the Senate Intel Committee and other investigations, including the Mueller probe, have previously found evidence that Russia’s interference efforts stoked racial […]
Russia’s 2016 disinformation campaign targeted African-Americans more than any other group, Senate report confirms
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A Senate panel asked Trump to condemn foreign election interference days after he called for Ukraine and China to investigate Biden

The Senate Intelligence Committee released a report Tuesday about Russia’s social-media disinformation campaign during and after the 2016 election. One of the panel’s chief recommendations to the Trump administration is for it to “reinforce with the public the danger” posed by foreign election interference leading up to the 2020 election. […]
A Senate panel asked Trump to condemn foreign election interference days after he called for Ukraine and China to investigate Biden
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These 30 Facebook ads were shared by Russian trolls just days before the 2016 election. Some were so subtle, you probably didn’t realise they were ads.

Congress last week released 3,500 Facebook ads planted by Russian operatives who planned to create divisions among Americans in the year leading up to the 2016 presidential election. To many, the ads – paid for by the Russian troll farm Internet Research Agency – weren’t easily distinguishable from the rest. […]
These 30 Facebook ads were shared by Russian trolls just days before the 2016 election. Some were so subtle, you probably didn’t realise they were ads.
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Putin is getting slammed for saying Jews might have interfered in the US election

Russian President Vladimir Putin made controversial statements about Jews and several other groups in Russia, shifting the blame to them for Russia’s interference in the 2016 US election. Jewish groups condemned Putin’s remarks. Putin also suggested that it was unclear who was financing the interference, and maintained that they had […]
Putin is getting slammed for saying Jews might have interfered in the US election
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Weeks before the 2016 election, a Kremlin-backed group released an anti-Hillary Clinton video game where you win by deleting emails

In September 2016, Russians released an online game mocking political scandals associated with then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. The game’s creators tried to make it go viral, but they weren’t very successful. The game featured three levels, which were inspired by controversies surrounding Clinton’s private email use as secretary of […]
Weeks before the 2016 election, a Kremlin-backed group released an anti-Hillary Clinton video game where you win by deleting emails