Midterm elections are approaching in the United States and there has been much attention on the question of "Russian meddling" and to what extent so-called trolls are influencing voters' opinions. In this episode, we'll hear Russian perspectives on some of the biggest news stories regarding US-Russian relations. We'll also ask what can be done to improve ties between the two countries.

On this episode of The Stream, we speak to:

Alla Baranovsky @Alla_Baranovsky
Ph.D. Candidate in Government at Harvard University

Anna Nemtsova @annanemtsova
Moscow correspondent for The Daily Beast and Newsweek

Uliana Malashenko @U_Malashenko
Russian Journalist

Read more:

Russians say their government did not try to influence US presidential election - Pew Global
We researched Russian trolls and figured out exactly how they neutralise certain news - The Conversation

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