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Finland jails Russian internet trolls for campaign against journalist

Finland jails Russian internet trolls for campaign against journalist

Jessika Aro got a measure of satisfaction when a court in Helsinki convicted two of her most dedicated slanderers of defamation and handed them stiff sentences.

  • by Andrew Higgins

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US charges Russian for conspiracy to interfere in elections
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US Election

US charges Russian for conspiracy to interfere in elections

A Russian national was charged by the US for allegedly being one of the masterminds behind a conspiracy to interfere in both the 2016 and 2018 elections.

Mueller ordered to clarify claims against Putin ally's company
USA

Mueller ordered to clarify claims against Putin ally's company

A Russian company charged in connection with the Russia probe had asked the judge to throw out the claims, saying there's no law against interfering in elections.

How Facebook's election 'war room' is tackling fake news
Social media

How Facebook's election 'war room' is tackling fake news

In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook's expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads "War Room."

US official charged with Russia probe leak

US official charged with Russia probe leak

A US Treasury Department official has been charged with leaking confidential documents relating to US President Donald Trump's former campaign chief.

  • by Brendan Pierson
Ex-Trump aide George Papadopoulos to testify on Downer drinks
Alexander Downer

Ex-Trump aide George Papadopoulos to testify on Downer drinks

Donald Trump's former campaign adviser is heading to US Congress to deliver testimony expected to target Alexander Downer.

  • by Peter Mitchell
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Man who sold bank accounts to Russian hackers sentenced
World Politics

Man who sold bank accounts to Russian hackers sentenced

A man who says he unwittingly helped Russia conduct a disinformation campaign on social media before the 2016 US presidential election has been sentenced.

  • by Andrew Harris
Why Nikki Haley was smart to jump off Trump's sinking ship
Opinion
United Nations

Why Nikki Haley was smart to jump off Trump's sinking ship

Almost alone among those who have worked for Donald Trump, Nikki Haley has emerged with her reputation intact.

  • by Paul Waldman
Trump campaign aide sought online manipulation plans from Israeli firm
Donald Trump

Trump campaign aide sought online manipulation plans from Israeli firm

The scope of the social media campaigns, a broad effort to sow disinformation among Republican delegates and voters, was more extensive than work typically done by campaign operatives.

  • by Mark Mazzetti, Ronen Bergman, David D Kirkpatrick & Maggie Haberman
'Stealth doorway': China's stunning server hack shows its true hand
Opinion

'Stealth doorway': China's stunning server hack shows its true hand

Russia wants to mess with America's world. China wants America's world.

  • by Peter Hartcher
US indicts Russian spies in hacking campaign linked to Olympics doping scandal
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Security

US indicts Russian spies in hacking campaign linked to Olympics doping scandal

The US Justice Department has charged seven Russian military intelligence officers with hacking anti-doping agencies and other organisations.

  • by Ellen Nakashima, Michael Birnbaum & William Booth