Russian trolls are actively trying to undermine American energy markets and to influence domestic energy policy.
The Russian "Troll factory" trying to undermine the energy markets of the United States Congress
As reported mediaUA citing "112 Ukraine", reported in the March report of the Committee of the house of representatives of the Congress of the United States.
The report focuses on the activities of the so-called "Troll factory" in St.-Petersburg. This institution is at the forefront of the harmful intervention of the Russians through cyberspace.
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In the document, in particular, noted that "Russia was actively involved in concerted efforts to undermine American energy markets and impact on domestic energy policy." This indicates that the Russians tried to achieve this goal, including through the American media platforms Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
At the same time, as emphasized by the American legislators, this is not the first Russia's attempt to harm the energy industry in the West. In this connection, it is recalled that in 2014 the then NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen drew attention to the coordinated campaign of the Russians of disinformation directed against the extraction of shale gas in Europe. The goal of advocacy efforts focused on creating illusions for Europe regarding the need to continue to purchase natural gas from Russia.
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