In the United States have discovered a new information campaign of Russia in social networks
American experts have found that social networks conducted an information campaign, which “almost certainly” is. It is aimed at criticism leveled against Damascus accusations of use of chemical weapons.
To such conclusion employees of the research Center for nonproliferation them. James Martin (CNS) Middlerincome Institute of international studies in Monterey.
The report States that part of a organized company can be from 16% to 20% of all publications on Twitter, criticizing the position of the West against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. CNS experts believe that Damascus does not have the resources to carry out such information campaigns in social networks.
For example, after himataki in the Syrian Duma on 7 April, in which Western countries have accused Damascus of Twitter has dramatically increased the activity of accounts, criticized the charges. Often trolls trying to impersonate representatives of the right movement in the US and supporters of us President Donald trump, who reportedly disappointed in the policy of the President. Also, was accused of organizing the terrorist attacks and warned about the risk of a military confrontation with Russia, if the coalition led by the United States strike on Syria. The authors of the report note that part of participating in the online campaign of the accounts were bots.