'We are closer than you can imagine': how Russian trolls attack US veterans in social networks

A new report, based on congressional intelligence, sheds light on the tricks Russian trolls use to get the attention of American veterans. New Republic. reports that a publication appeared in some Instagram news feeds shortly before the 2016 elections - the photo shows an unknown ...

An American found a photo of his father in a Muller report: he was used by the Russian "trolley factory"

The American accidentally discovered a photograph of his father in a report by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller, the full text of which was published last week. The Russian Internet Research Agency (known as the "Troll Factory") used this photo without permission for a poster in support of Donald Trump during the election campaign ...

Russian accused of interfering in US elections, spoke about the 'troll factory'

One of 13 Russians on the "Mueller list" accused of meddling in the US elections, admitted to the BBC that he really collaborated with the "troll factory." At the same time, Sergei Polozov claims that he did not know what she was actually doing. In February 2018 ...

The United States launched a cyber attack against Russia and turned off the Internet for the 'troll factory'

Information has been released about a special operation by the American cyber command aimed at blocking the work of the so-called "troll factory" - a notorious Russian organization associated with interference in the 2016 US elections. On the day of the midterm elections, November 6, 2018, the authorities launched a cyber attack on ...

Facebook has blocked Russia Today’s English-language projects due to ties with Russia

Facebook has blocked several English-language accounts associated with the Russian media project Russia Today. This happened after the publication of CNN that these accounts concealed from their readers that they are funded from the budget of the Russian government. The projects were owned by the German-based company Maffick Media. ...

How Russia's 'troll factory' promotes free arms sales to the United States

The Russian troll factory, which Washington believes was active during the 2016 US presidential election, promoted a consensus on the right to sell weapons in America - a rare example of consistency in a scheme that ...

Russian 'troll factory' accused of fueling controversy over the dangers of vaccinations in the United States

Accounts associated with the Russian "troll factory" artificially ignite controversy about the dangers of vaccination in order to "sow discord" in American society. This conclusion was reached by scientists from the University of George Washington, who studied the messages of opponents and supporters of vaccinations in microblogs Twitter, writes "Meduza". Scientists have found several vaccination accounts and based on ...

Facebook deleted suspicious Russian accounts

Social network Facebook announced the removal of hundreds of Russian accounts and pages, which, according to the company, are related to the "troll factory." Facebook representatives said that the source of many of the deleted articles and pages is the Russian Federal News Agency (FAN), writes Voice of America. Service…

Former manager of the Russian "factory trolls" moved to live in the US

Agatha Burdonova, former duty manager of the foreign department of the Internet Research Agency ("troll factory"), moved to the United States. This was reported by the publication "Rain" with a link to its page on the social network "VKontakte". Two sources who in the past worked at the "troll factory" said that Burdonova and another former ...

How did the Russian factory trolls in the US

On February 16, the US Department of Justice published accusations against 13 Russians who allegedly interfered in the presidential elections and the entire political process in the United States. Although the department did not specify how many Americans could have suffered due to the actions of the "troll factory", it backed up the materials with specific examples. TJ ...

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