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Russian trolls convinced an American to hold a “Happy Birthday” sign for their oligarch boss

Max de Haldevang
Russian trolls convinced an American to hold a “Happy Birthday” sign for their oligarch boss

One of the overarching questions about Russia’s online campaign to destabilize the US election is just how effective those social media efforts really were. Well, according to special counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment (pdf) of 13 Russian citizens and three entities, Russian trolls were persuasive enough to get at least one US citizen to stand up…