After more than a dozen Russians were charged with interfering in the 2016 elections, President Trump’s first reaction was to claim “no collusion.”
But an indictment secured by the special counsel underscored the broader conclusion that Russia is engaged in a virtual war against the United States.
The special counsel’s indictment detailed how crucial Facebook and Instagram were to the Russian campaign to disrupt the presidential election.
How do bots and trolls work to infiltrate social media platforms and influence U.S. elections? We take a closer look.
Russian trolling seems to have been done with a lack of discipline and secrecy. But that does not mean the operation lacked high-level support.
Employees and associates of the Internet Research Agency, a shadowy company based in St. Petersburg, are accused of trying to interfere in the 2016 election.