Russian trolls spread government propaganda | News | Al Jazeera

Russian trolls spread government propaganda

So-called armies of trolls use the internet to abuse Western leaders and foreign policy.

    Propaganda has been used as a tool in conflict for decades.  And today, the internet has become a platform to promote causes.  

    In Russia, people are allegedly being paid to go online to promote the government's message.  

    So-called armies of trolls also use the internet to abuse Western leaders and foreign policy.

    Al Jazeera's Emma Hayward reports from Saint Petersburg.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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