Russian Trolls Had More Boots on the Ground Than We Knew
Russia’s social media sock puppets put on ‘dozens’ of rallies in the U.S. as early as November 2015, according to the special counsel’s report.
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The Internet Research Agency’s effort to organize rallies on U.S. soil, which was first reported by The Daily Beast, was more than just a sideline for the group. In his final report, special counsel Robert Mueller found “dozens of U.S. rallies organized by the IRA,” indicating that the troll farm spearheading Russian meddling had more unwitting proxies in the U.S. than prosecutors originally let on.
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