Fake Government Leaks on Social Media Tied to Russian Disinformation Operation

A mysterious Russian group has spent six years seeding over 300 social media platforms and web forums with fake news stories and forged government documents to sow conflict in Western countries, according to a new report.

Leaked government documents can often herald a major scandal. But what happens if the leak is not only fake, but also part of a covert propaganda campaign?

According to new research, a mysterious Russian group has spent six years trying out this tactic in order to sow conflict in Western …

June 17, 2020
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