Russian National Charged With Spreading Propaganda Via American Political Groups

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged Aleksandr Viktorovich Ionov, a resident of Moscow, with allegedly orchestrating a “foreign malign influence campaign” in the United States.
Ionov, who was working on behalf of the Russian government and in conjunction with the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), pushed the influence campaign for several years through various political groups in America, a July 29 DOJ press release states. Through the campaign, the Russian national attempted to spread pro-Russian propaganda, sow discord, and interfere in the U.S. elections. The indictment alleges the influence campaign to have been carried out between December 2014 and March 2022.
Ionov’s campaign against the United States was assisted by at least three Russian officials. He is the founder of Anti-Globalization Movement of Russia (AGMR), a Russian government-funded organization with headquarters in Moscow. Ionov utilized funds from AGMR for the influence campaign….

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