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How The Russian Social Media Effort Boosted Bernie

An archived version of @missourinewsUS’ account. Twitter has removed the account since identifying it as being Russian. To an average Twitter user, is designed to look like an account from Missouri if not a media outlet from the state supporting Sen. Sanders. This tweet was sent April 28, 2016. Screenshot from webarchive.org

Bernie Sanders inspired a political movement with his insurgent 2016 run for the Democratic presidential nomination. Yet he’s been reluctant to acknowledge that his campaign likely got some help from a Russian covert propaganda campaign.

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