It Began Long Before 2016

  • Ostensibly a single poster writing at an incredible pace. But actually an obscure team behind the website.
  • A well-known pseudonym, here it is “Thomas Paine.”
  • A mix of original material and general posts with a pro-Kremlin slant.
  • Strategic disinformation mixed in.
  • Tight integration with Russian bots and trolls which helps it find a huge audience.

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