Slate: Russian Bots Are Trying to Sow Discord on Twitter After Charlottesville

Slate: Russian Bots Are Trying to Sow Discord on Twitter After Charlottesville. “Although the recent events in Charlottesville happened 5,000 miles from Moscow, Russia didn’t sit this one out. As has become almost routine after every polarizing U.S. political event in the past 12 months, online Russian propagandists quickly got involved. This time around, they took to Twitter with an army of bots to promote and share extremist right-wing tweets and disinformation.”