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How a Putin Fan Overseas Pushed Pro-Trump Propaganda to Americans

The New York Times published an article today that described how foreigners who support Putin used the internet to circulate fake news to help Trump get elected.

Mr. Dowson made it his mission, according to messages posted on one of his sites, to “spread devastating anti-Clinton, pro-Trump memes and sound bites into sections of the population too disillusioned with politics to have taken any notice of conventional campaigning.”18fake1-sfspan

“Together, people like us helped change the course of history,” one message said, adding in another: “Every single one of you who forwarded even just one of our posts on social media contributed to the stunning victory for Trump, America and God.”

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