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. 

</end editorial>

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…

View original post 1,915 more words

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s