Do you believe there are too many pro-Russian stories and blogs out in your progressive media? I am feeling that way tonight


I agree that Russia and Putin are sometimes blamed for too many things that they have little to do with.  That said… I have noticed a huge growth in pro-Russian media in past 4 years at some of my preferred media sources.–kas

A Powerful Russian Weapon: The Spread of False Stories – The New …

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/29/…/russia-sweden-disinformation.html

Aug 28, 2016 – A Powerful Russian Weapon: The Spread of False Stories … How Russians Payto Play in Other Countries …. villains appear daily across a cluster of about 40 proRussiawebsites. …. Classifieds · Tools & Services · Times Topics · Public Editor · N.Y.C. Events Guide ·Blogs · Multimedia · Photography · Video …

The Agency – The New York Times

Jun 2, 2015 – Petersburg, Russia, an army of well-paid “trolls” …… of a few days, the sensational story circulated among a network of small pro-Kremlin blogs.

Russian internet trolls were being hired to pose as pro-Trump …

http://www.businessinsider.com/russia-internet-trolls-and-donald-trump-2016-7

Jul 27, 2016 – Russia’s troll factories were, at one point, likely being paid by the Kremlin to spread pro-Trump propaganda on social media. That is what …

Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election …

https://www.washingtonpost.com/…/russianpropaganda…/793903b6-8a40-…

Nov 24, 2016 – 24 published a story on the work of four sets of researchers who have … of paidhuman “trolls,” and networks of websites and social-media …

The Russia story is not about Hillary Clinton – The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right…/its-not-about-hillary/?tid…

Dec 12, 2016 – Still, the Russia story is not about Clinton; and Democrats make a mistake … on the belief Putin could manipulate proRussian advisers around Trump; … Flynn sat at Putin’s table and was reportedly paid to give a speech during the festivities. … Jennifer Rubin writes the Right Turn blog for The Post, offering …

Media Wakes Up To Russia’s ‘Fake News’ Only After It Is Applied …

http://www.forbes.com/…/media-wakes-up-to-russias-fake-news-only-after-it-is…

Nov 29, 2016 – Among the more harmful Russian “fake news” stories were reports on Clinton’s … and party operatives paying activists to foment violence at Trump rallies. … In 2005, an obscure Russia blogger (Nataly1001) wrote that “there cannot …. missile crew downed MH17 from a field occupied by proRussian forces.

The Kremlin’s Troll Army – The Atlantic

Aug 12, 2014 – Moscow is financing legions of proRussia Internet commenters. … RelatedStory … Anton Nosik, a popular Russian blogger and programmer who is sometimes referred to as the “father of the Russian Internet,” says the …

Web brigades – Wikipedia

The web brigades (Russian: Веб-бригады), also known in English media as the troll army, are … The e-mails indicated that members of the “brigades” were paid 85 rubles … According to The Guardian investigation the flood of proRussian comments is part of a coordinated “informational-psychological war operation”.

Salutin’ Putin: inside a Russian troll house | World news | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com › World › Russia

Apr 2, 2015 – Former workers tell how hundreds of bloggers are paid to flood forums and … one of whom was in a department running fake blogs on the social … municipal chat forums around Russia with pro-Kremlin posts. … We dig out the most important stories from every and any newspaper, broadcaster and website.

The readers’ editor on… the pro-Russia trolls below the line on …

https://www.theguardian.com › Opinion › Ukraine

May 4, 2014 – … readers’ editor on… proRussia trolling below the line on Ukraine stories …. are reading the Guardian than ever but far fewer are paying for it.

Lone Blogger Rages Against The Washington Post’s Russian “Hit List …

http://www.zerohedge.com/…/lone-blogger-rages-against-washington-posts-rus

Nov 25, 2016 – Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, … find anything that could reasonably be considered proRussia propaganda on my website. …. On Facebook, PropOrNot estimates that stories planted or promoted by the …. It would probably be more cost effective for them to use alternate channels, but …

Some pro-Trump messages we see on US social media are from …

http://www.dailykos.com/story/…/-Some-pro-Trump-messages-we-see-on-US-s…

Jul 27, 2016 – Blog Stream Groups Following Profile … It looks like Russia hired internet trolls to pose as pro-Trump Americans … Russia’s troll factories were, at one point, likely being paidby the Kremlin to spread pro-Trump propaganda on social media. …. The resistance movement is Time Magazine’s new feature story, …

The Russia story is not about Hillary Clinton – Washington Post (blog …

https://beastwatchnews.com/the-russiastory-is-not-about-hillary-clinton-…

Dec 12, 2016 – Still, the Russia story is not about Clinton; and Democrats make a … on the belief Putin could manipulate proRussian advisers around … Flynn sat at Putin’s table and was reportedly paid to give a speech during the festivities.

Trump & Putin. Yes, It’s Really a Thing – Talking Points Memo

talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/trump-putin-yes-it-s-really-a-thing

Jul 23, 2016 – Opinions, Context & Ideas from the TPM Editors TPM Editor’s Blog … But there’s quite a bit more to the story. … There is a lot of Russian money flowing into Trump’s coffers and he is conspicuously solicitous … Viktor Yanukovych, the proRussian Ukrainian Prime Minister and then President whose ouster in …

This is How Pro-Russia Trolls Manipulate Finns Online – Check the …

http://www.stopfake.org/…/this-is-how-prorussia-trolls-manipulate-finns-onlin…

Jul 13, 2015 – “Finnish security politics blogger Janne Riiheläinen has gathered about … Previously, there have been news stories about proRussia trolls trying …. out conversationalists distributing proRussia propaganda as paid writers.

Exclusive: How Ukraine Wooed Conservative Websites – BuzzFeed …

Jul 16, 2013 – Howe denied having accepted payment for her pro-Party of Regions blog … of the more prolific of the writers tasked with writing pro-Yanukovych stories. … In a post titled “Russia’s Constant Interference in Ukraine,” Huston wrote … include Ben Shapiro of Breitbart and Seton Motley, a conservative blogger.

Russian Propaganda Expose: GlobalResearch – To Inform is to …

https://toinformistoinfluence.com/…/russianpropaganda-expose-globalre…

Nov 3, 2014 – All articles have been unapologetically proRussian, to the point of nausea. … and other seemingly conspiracy theory based stories. … efforts to suppress Southeast Asian progress, augmented by paid activists. … Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

The sad life of Putin’s “Troll Army” -Euromaidan Press |

euromaidanpress.com/2014/11/02/the-sad-life-of-putins-troll-army/

Nov 2, 2014 – The paid trolls who recently used to huddle in Olgino at the outskirts of St. … shifts, writing in blogs 24/7, working mostly in the Russian blogging …

The Elements of Blogging: Expanding the Conversation of Journalism

Mark Leccese, ‎Jerry Lanson – 2015 – ‎Computers

Note the difference between the news story headlines and the blog post … News storyheadlines • Ukraine Military Finds Its Footing Against ProRussian Rebels …

Yle Kioski Investigated: This is How Pro-Russia Trolls Manipulate …

kioski.yle.fi/omat/troll-piece-2-english

Jun 24, 2015 – Previously, there have been news stories about proRussia trolls trying to … These include Sputnik News, the blog of Johan Bäckman, Finnbay, …. out conversationalists distributing proRussia propaganda as paid writers.

Debunking Russian propaganda

www.russialies.com/

They’re aided by hordes of paid trolls. … Another tactic involves planting stories in variousblogs and media outlets, which Russian … level of blatant disinformation, since Russian andproRussian terrorists in Ukraine are rapidly losing ground.

Washington Post Disgracefully Promotes a McCarthyite Blacklist From …

Nov 26, 2016 – The article by reporter Craig Timberg — headlined “Russian propaganda …. Far-right, virulently anti-Muslim blogs such as Bare Naked Islam are likewise … To hype its story, the Post article uncritically highlights PropOrNot’s flamboyant … News sites that do not uncritically echo a pro-NATO perspective are …

Manafort blasts NYT, denies he accepted Ukraine cash payments …

http://www.politico.com/story/…/paul-manafort-ukraine-payment-new-york-ti…

Aug 15, 2016 – The report states that the political part of former Ukraine president and proRussia ally Viktor … the New York Times Monday morning after the newspaper published astory … Investigators say the money was part of an illegal, undisclosed payment system, the Times reports. … Blogs, Columns & Cartoons.

Report: Pro-Russian party earmarked $12.7M in cash for Trump …

Aug 15, 2016 – Manafort denies he got any such payment, stating: “I have never … Manafort’s ties to Viktor Yanukovych, the proRussian former … show story comments + … Sean Spicer faces the press at White House briefing: live blog.

Anne Applebaum » Blog Archive » I was a victim of a Russian smear …

Dec 20, 2016 – There was no way to correct the stories — to whom would I complain? … with ties to Russian business, on Russia Today, and on proRussian …

CBS And ABC Nightly News Ignore Trump Campaign Chairman’s Ties …

mediamatters.org/blog/2016/08/15/cbs…s…prorussian…/212421

Aug 15, 2016 – CBS And ABC Nightly News Ignore Trump Campaign Chairman’s Ties To ProRussian Ukrainian … of a deposed foreign leader would be a story of major importance – far greater … Hilarity’s pay to play schemes are out in full public view and liberals …. Our blogsection features rapid response fact-checks of …

Opinion: Putin’s wager on Trump is paying off already – The Record

http://www.therecord.com › Home › Opinion › Commentary

Jul 24, 2016 – Columnists; Cartoons; Columns; Editorial; Blogs; Letters; Commenting Guidelines … But now it is 2016, truth is stranger than fiction, and we finally have a … The extent of the Trump-Russia business connection has already been … on behalf of Viktor Yanukovych, theproRussian president ousted in 2014.

Lithuanian ‘elves’ battle with pro-Russian trolls on social media …

https://www.thestar.com › News › World

Dec 28, 2016 – Lithuanian ‘elves’ battle with proRussian trolls on social media. An informal … Ricardas Savukynas, the 43-year-old business consultant and blogger works on his computer in Vilnius, Lithuania. Savukynas is …. Top Stories.

Five Star Movement sidesteps claims of pro-Russia fake news – The …

Nov 30, 2016 – Five Star Movement sidesteps claims of proRussia fake news … of being behind a network of blogs and websites spreading propaganda and fake news, … each month to pay for the accommodation of Casaleggio Associati employees. … Stories of anguish and luck from a week of tragedies in central Italy.

Fake refugee beating story part II: After Action Report | Russia Without …

https://nobsrussia.com/…/fake-refugee-beating-story-part-ii-after-action-r…

Feb 12, 2016 – Details in each story varied, but in each case one proRussian source… … aren’tpaid trolls, often comment on all kinds of fake stories or viral bullshit. … Granted, it’s better than some random blog nobody reads, but it’s hardly …

Fake refugee beating story part II: After Action Report | Russia Without …

https://nobsrussia.com/…/fake-refugee-beating-story-part-ii-after-action-r…

Feb 12, 2016 – Details in each story varied, but in each case one proRussian source… … aren’tpaid trolls, often comment on all kinds of fake stories or viral bullshit. … Granted, it’s better than some random blog nobody reads, but it’s hardly …

The GRU-Ukraine Artillery Hack That May Never Have Happened …

Jan 3, 2017 – This doesn’t mean that the Russian government may not choose to use it. … an article written by proRussian blogger Boris Rozhin, a resident of Crimea … NBC News, and PBS Newshour ran the story without fact-checking a …

Guardian has deleted almost 500 comments from pro-Russia trolls …

May 6, 2014 – In the comments for the story about comment trolling, one person wrote “as long as paid EU trolls are allowed to post, it should be OK.” …

Manafort Resigns After New Details About Pro-Russian Work Revealed

Aug 19, 2016 – Both the Trump campaign chairman and his deputy failed to disclose that they were working as foreign agents.

Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort’s pro-Russia work is probed in …

http://www.slate.com/blogs/…/trump_campaign_chair_paul_manafort_s_pro_r

Aug 17, 2016 – … Allege Paul Manafort Was Involved in Potential Felony, Staged ProRussia … According to the press, the nonprofit then allegedly paid the two …

Christo Grozev – Page 5 – Christo’s blog

Read all of the posts by Christo Grozev on Christo’s blog. … also daily reports of the thousands of proRussian and anti-Ukraine stories and blog posts planted by the Kremlin in local …. Why does the Kremlin benefit from paying the opposition?

Is Alex Jones a paid Russian shill? (little coverage of Russian spies or …

http://www.redstate.com/…/is-alex-jones-a-paidrussian-shill-little-coverage-of-…

Jul 9, 2010 – (little coverage of Russian spies or anti-Russian stories) … The Bush administration payment of columnists refers to the … GOOGLE BLOGS

The Mounting Human Cost of Ukraine’s Conflict | HIAS

https://www.hias.org/blog/mounting-human-cost-ukraines-conflict

May 21, 2015 – Blog Post … An online search for Ukraine will likely return stories about troop movements, peace deals, and the financial … ProRussian forces then seized parts the Eastern Ukrainian cities of Donetsk and Luhansk and the …

Unmasking the Men Behind Zero Hedge, Wall Street’s Renegade Blog …

Apr 29, 2016 – His salary helped pay the rent on a “very nice” condominium on South … “We’ve never said that we are pro-socialist,” he said. … “Russia=good.

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