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The saboteur who came in from the cold

The long tradition of Russian interference in the west

By Tom Carver  

The former headquarters of the KGB—where

The day before the US election, the blog “War on the Rocks” published a long article called “Trolling for Trump: how Russia is Trying to Destroy Our Democracy.” It was a careful analysis of how the Russian propaganda machine had apparently interfered in the American election campaign, identifying the ways that overt propaganda dovetailed with grey activities on social media and black…

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