Russia's Troll Army Is Running the Hillary Clinton Playbook on Joe Biden - 2020-09-02
With just over 60 days to the 2020 election, Facebook and Twitter have announced that the Kremlin-backed organization that interfered in the 2016 election is once again targeting Americans with disinformation.
The announcement is the first evidence that St. Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency is seeking to repeat its success of four years ago and disrupt the U.S. presidential election. And while this campaign was ultimately unsuccessful, it showed that the Kremlin is repeating the strategy it pursued four years ago, by persuading left-leaning voters that Joe Biden is too centrist.
The accounts taken down by Facebook and Twitter were designed to amplify a website called PeaceData, which advertises itself as an independent news outlet in English and Arabic.