Figure of the Week: 45,000

Figure of the Week: 45,000

New revelations show that fake Russian Twitter accounts published at least 45,000 messages about Brexit in the two days before the referendum, most of them calling on British voters to reject the European Union.

Figure of the Week: 103

Figure of the Week: 103

A former Washington correspondent for Sputnik, Russia’s state-sponsored news agency, says he received a 103-page handbook instructing reporters to “stay true to the national interest of the Russian Federation.”

Figure of the Week: 10 million

Figure of the Week: 10 million

Facebook says about 10 million people in the United States viewed politically charged ads bought in Russia in the months before and after the 2016 U.S. election. According to a CNN report, some of the Facebook ads targeted Wisconsin and Michigan, two swing states....
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