While Russia always seems to be in the news, the stories are so tangled that it’s difficult to figure out what is happening. There are meetings in Helsinki, intelligence agencies saying one thing, the President saying another and confusion on both sides of the political spectrum.
The most important thing that people need to know is that this issue is bigger than Republican vs. Democrat. The security and independence of the country is under threat, which is something that both sides need to unite against.
Beneath all the headlines and hearsay, what we know for sure is that Russia has been trying to influence the US. In itself, this isn’t surprising, because all major powers do this in order to manipulate global events in their favor. What is surprising are the lengths that the Russians are going to, especially when it comes to their cutting-edge cyber attacks and online propaganda.
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