Two reports released by the u.s. senators on Monday, shows that the Russian intrusions during the us presidential election in 2016 was more extensive than first thought.
It reports news agency Reuters.
Intrusions to have been particularly large in social media. It was according to the reports created accounts under fake names such, including Instagram and Facebook.
the Aim has been to generate support for Donald Trump, first in the battle to be the republican presidential candidate, in the decisive presidential election, and on through the time he has served as president.
- This shows how aggressively the russians tried to split the united STATES on the basis of race, religion and ideology, " says Richard Burr, chairman of the senate etteretttingskomité in a statement, according to Reuters.
It is the so-called "trollfabrikken", the Russian company's Internet Research Agency (IRA), which accused to stand behind the påvirkningskampanjen.Melania, in the Trump-storms: - She's cut-throat - Comprehensive and kalkulerende
so-Called "memes", basically a form of visual gag, where the Trump is compared with Jesus, was among the tools. His rival in the presidential election, Hillary Clinton, for example, were compared with the devil.
According to the New York Times shows that the russians should have worked particularly targeted against african-americans.
the Report confirms a large set of previously etterforskningsresultater, but what is new is that it reveals activity that is still ongoing.
- These reports demonstrate how the russians have taken advantage of our community to divide americans in an attempt to undermine and manipulate the democracy. The attacks were more extensive and kalkulerende than we thought, " says senator Mark Warner, who is the democratic top man in etterettningskomitéen.
According to the New York Times is in progress, among other things, a campaign to promote Bashar al-Assad, president of Syria. In Syria, there has been a long-standing civil war. Al-Assad and the Russian federation have a collaboration.The Russian nettrollet who wondered Twitter
It should also according to the CNN have been created an account aimed at christians, who offered "free counseling for people who suffer from sexavhengighet".
"To recruit people by revealing a vulnerability - usually a secret that the person is ashamed of or will provide financial damage if it is revealed - has been going on for years," it says in the report.Investigated
Among other things, the russians have used social media to tried to persuade the users of the popular mobile game, the Pokémon Go to make use of the politically divisive username.
Facebook, Twitter, and Google have all confirmed that the Internet Research Agency was the main source behind the provokative and divisive messages about race, religion, våpenlover and gay rights during the presidential elections in 2016.
the Fbi's Robert Mueller was appointed as the special investigator of the u.s. department of justice in may of last year, with the mandate to investigate a possible collaboration between the Russian authorities and Trump's candidacy.
Several people, until a short time ago was among the president's very closest, are now in jail or waiting to get their judgment.
Both Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, lied about his contact with the russians, got fired and was charged. Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, you lied also about his contact with the russians. He was charged with. Now he collaborates with the Mueller-the investigation and is a nøkkelvitne against Trump.
Russia has constantly denied the charges.Trump-the storm is becoming increasingly powerful: - Like drinking from a fire hose