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Wow. H/t @lawfareblog for spotting this: indictment of a Russian national for election interference.

The indictment makes stunning reading for the detail it provides of the troll farm's internal communications and views.…
"Aggravate the conflict between minorities and the rest of the population."

I would love to know how they got these internal comms.
Advice to trolls.

Don't quote Breitbart to liberals, or WaPo to conservatives.

Or BuzzFeed, @JaneLytv @KevinCollier @DaveyAlba

Oh, and liberals love infographics, but only if they're short and bright.
I love this.

Liberals stay up (or online) late. Conservatives get up early.

Things a troll in St. Petersburg needs to know.
OK, there's a typo in the DoJ indictment.

Reads: "Trump: No Welfare To Migrants For Grants For First 5 years."

Should read: "Trump: No welfare to migrants for first 5 years."

It's from Infowars. Surprised?…
Internal description of what they were doing: "Information warfare against the United States of America."

Cf RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan's description of RT "waging the information war against the entire Western world."…
Looking through the Twitter archive, some of the trolls did post the articles the indictment cites, as shares or retweets, but mostly via @IFTTT automation.

This attack on Mueller was shared by six.…
Fox News article.

Two Russian troll shares, both as retweets. IFTTT automation.…
Infowars again.

Five retweets via IFTTT, one authored post: "ABSOLUTELY YES!!!" (By @Darcyystr)…
The indictment points out that @CovfefeNationUS retweeted a call for funding to a PAC.

@MddeH asked which PAC...
This was the tweet.

The PAC was sendthempacking2018,org, which appears to be offline.

The associated Twitter feed was created in March 2017, and hasn't posted since March 2018, when it sent Jack Posobiec a GIF.
This, from the Russian troll farm: "Colored LGBT are less sophisticated than white."
Aaaand here goes with the Russian troll farm's list of outlets to call "fake news."


@malachybrowne @sheeraf @ccaryl @lukeobrien are your ears burning yet?
Has anyone told Marco Rubio? Or his voters?

"A fake conservative who is a traitor to Republican values" - Russian troll farm.
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