Report: Russia-Linked Disinformation Operation Still Active

A Kremlin-linked social media disinformation operation that sought to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election has continued its work to divide and discredit Western democracies, a new report finds.

  • Published 16 June 2020

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A Kremlin-linked social media disinformation operation that sought to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election has continued its work to divide and discredit Western democracies, a new report finds — but its effectiveness has been limited by its own cautious tactics. Dubbed “Secondary Infektion” by researchers, the network was part of Russia’s bid to use social media to polarize Americans ahead of the 2016 elections. It’s been linked to similar efforts in Ukraine, France, Britain… Read at AP News