U.S. mulls aggressive tactics if Russia goes for another election meddling An intelligence community report had earlier found that Russia's top goal for its 2020 operations would be to sow discord in the U.S.
09:50, 26 December 2019
SBU busts "bot farm" operating massive number of fake accounts in Russian, "DPR" favor Special equipment was seized in a Kyiv raid.
09:00, 05 December 2019
Russian "troll slayer" goes undercover at troll factory, finds hundreds working in rotating shifts The whistleblower believed her work would help Facebook understand how its platform could be gamed, but no longer believes the fight against trolls is winnable.
16:05, 20 March 2019
Infamous St. Petersburg "Troll Factory" set on fire - media The troll farm is believed to be run by billionaire restaurateur Yevgeny Prigozhin, known as President Vladimir Putin’s “cook.”
23:30, 09 October 2018
Russia’s troll factory launches new website targeting Americans This might be a new direction in information warfare and deal with information gathering and profiling the audience.
11:40, 06 June 2018
“USA Really. Wake Up Americans”: Russia launching another propaganda outlet in U.S. A journalistic research project undertaken last year by the independent Russian news outlet RBC showed that the project's mother company is in fact an offspring project of the famous St. Petersburg “troll factory.”
12:00, 18 April 2018
Facebook deletes posts linked to Russian "troll factory" - CEO Zuckerberg The world’s largest social media company is under pressure to improve its handling of data after disclosing that information about 50 million Facebook users wrongly ended up in the hands of political consultancy Cambridge Analytica
09:00, 04 April 2018
Obama official: We could have stopped Russian trolls – CNN An expert says the United States still needs an analytic cell that sees the full scope of Russian activity.
10:15, 27 March 2018
U.S. sanctions Russian "troll factory", 19 individuals for election meddling The sanctions are the first use of the powers that Congress passed last year in retaliation for Moscow's meddling.
19:50, 15 March 2018
Twitter has shut down 49 accounts linked to a Russian "troll factory" <p>The accounts in question attempted to sway public opinion during the Brexit referendum.</p> <p></p> <p></p>
10:00, 09 February 2018
Russian troll factory expands its workspace threefold in 2018 - Euromaidan Press <p>When the employees of the famous “troll factory” in St. Petersburg return to their desks after the Russian holidays, they will be writing comments and posts on social media in much more spacious offices, the Euromaidan Press reported. </p>
15:00, 10 January 2018
Facebook to let users see if they followed Russian 'troll farm' pages – media <p>Facebook says it is creating a portal enabling users to learn whether they liked or followed pages or accounts linked to a shadowy Russian company that U.S. officials accuse of trying to influence last year's presidential election with socially divisive posts, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.</p>
10:58, 23 November 2017
Ex Russian "troll" speaks out on U.S. elex meddling <p>On October 15, the Russian independent news network Dozhd published the latest development in this ongoing story: an interview with a man who allegedly worked in 2014-2015 for the IRA, Internet Research Agency, the “troll factory” responsible for buying ads on social media and polluting American online news discussion in an apparent effort to destabilize U.S. democracy, according to Meduza.</p>
09:00, 17 October 2017
Kremlin troll confession published by The Moscow Times <p>Following in the footsteps of other former employees, more of the Kremlin's online army are now coming forward to tell their stories of working 12-hour shifts in Russia's most controversial office, according to The Moscow Times.</p>
23:50, 18 April 2017