By CCN: Russian operatives did play a role in the 2016 U.S elections. The thing is it had nothing to do with the Donald Trump White House, according to the Mueller report, Rather, the report details the extent to which Russian spies infiltrated the American social media landscape — Facebook and Twitter in particular. Before Facebook identified and removed the propaganda accounts in 2017, the damage was already done. The pages had garnered close to 1 million followers and posts were viewed by anywhere between 29 million and 126 million Americans. Mueller Report: Russians Play Both Sides of Political Spectrum

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