A Facebook posting for a group called "Being Patriotic." A federal grand jury indictment alleges 13 Russians ran an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election beginning in June 2016, defendants allegedly organized and coordinated political rallies in the U.S. "Being Patriotic" promoted and organized two political rallies in New York according to the indictment. (AP/Jon Elswick)

The New York Times’ Shaky Case that Russia Manipulated Social Media to Tip the 2016 Election

Gareth Porter dissects the New York Times Shane & Mazzetti’s case that the Russian government seriously threatened to tip the 2016 election through social media.

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