Published On: Tue, Oct 10th, 2017

YouTubers’ Ties To The Kremlin Discovered: ‘American’ Personalities Recruited For Russian Propaganda

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Russia’s ongoing efforts to subvert American politics through social media just reached new levels of duplicity after it reportedly recruited two YouTubers as part of a propaganda campaign, apparently targeting African-Americans.

According to the Daily Beast (WARNING. Original article contains profanity.), two YouTubers calling themselves “Williams and Kalvin,” were allegedly hired as misinformation agents by the Kremlin. The two black men purportedly had accounts spanning the social media universe from YouTube to Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

The men allegedly used these social media platforms in an attempt to discredit Bill and Hillary Clinton by promoting some decidedly outrageous claims. According to the “activists,” they supported President Donald Trump and the Clintons are “serial killers and rapists.” They also said that Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign was funded by Muslims.

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YouTubers’ Ties To The Kremlin Discovered: ‘American’ Personalities Recruited For Russian Propaganda