Tag: Kremlin’s troll army

Russia Update: Putin Speaks to All-Russian Popular Front, Pledges Crackdown on Corruption

November 19, 2014

Welcome to our new column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. Yesterday’s issue is here, and see also our Russia This Week. President Vladimir Putin met with the state-created All-National Popular Front (ONR) to rally the astro-turf activists to brace for […]

Russia This Week: Here Comes the Kremlin’s Troll Army (2-7 June)

June 6, 2014

Updated Daily. Building on years of Russian journalists’ reporting, Western media are now covering the Kremlin’s paid troll army, citing forums moderators’ experience, leaked documents, and local infiltrators, and uncovering how “web brigades” have been skewing public debate on Ukraine. Authorities are rounding up more suspects in the Bolotnaya Square demonstration case even two years […]