The number of Russian «trolls» on the network after the US attack in Syria has increased by 2000%

Representatives of the Ministry of defense of the United States (U. S. Department of Defense) at Saturday’s briefing on the military operation in Syria, provided information on the sharp increase in the number of Russian disinformation in the network, nicknamed the «trolls».

According to the press Secretary of the Pentagon, The white, within two hours after application of a missile strike by allied forces and the US army, the number increased to 2 thousand percent. This is an absolute record of the activity of the so-called «Troll factory» over the last year.

The centre of Russian propaganda is the Agency Internet research, located in St. Petersburg. According to US intelligence officials, one of the main tasks of this organization is the impact on public opinion in the interests of the current government.

In March 2018 the U.S. Treasury Department (U.S. Department of the Treasury) made 19 of Russianswho supposedly work in the «factory trolley», in the sanctions list. Among them, the famous businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin. The American authorities consider him one of the founders of the Academy.

We will remind that in the evening of 13 April , the International coalition forces led by the United States, caused a missile attack on the chemical industry in Syria. Was struck three targets in the Syrian capital Damascus and near the city of HOMS. In all there were 105 cruise missiles. According to the Pentagon report, they all struck the target.

The leadership of the Russian Federation denies the facts, claiming that the Syrian air defenses managed to shoot down rockets 73 out of 100. At the same time, the authorities of the Russian Federation and Syria recognize the serious damage on the territory of Damascus.