The Troll Farm: What We Know About 13 Russians Indicted by the U.S.

To Inform is to Influence

55 Savushkina Street in St. Petersburg, Russia, the former home of the Internet Research Agency. Credit James Hill for The New York Times

One new bit of news: Glavnet (what is mistakenly referred to as the Internet Research Agency), is now located on Optikov Street, about 3.9 km away from their original location at 55 Savushkina Street. 

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ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Operating from St. Petersburg, they churned out falsehoods on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. They promoted Donald J. Trump and denigrated Hillary Clinton. They stole the identities of American citizens. They organized political rallies in several states, and hired a Clinton impersonator for one event, in West Palm Beach, Fla.

On Friday, 13 Russians were indicted by a federal grand jury in Washington on fraud and other charges. Details of their roles in a three-year campaign to disrupt American democracy have…

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