</p> <p>Employees were also given a list of news outlets such as The New York Times and the Washington Post and instructed to “get into an argument in order to inflame it, and rock the boat,” playing on religious sentiments against gays, for example.<br /> </p> <p>The trolls were told not to raise Russia or Putin, since Americans don’t usually talk about them, but to provoke disorder.</p> <p>They were told to say “everything was always bad” about U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and to put her down by referencing “her leaked emails, the fact that she’s wealthy.”</p> <p>“The main message is: aren’t you tired, brother Americans, of the Clintons, how long have they been around?” the instructions said, according to Maxim. </p> <p>The trolls were also ordered to watch the hit series “<a target="_blank" href="https://themoscowtimes.com/news/us-drama-house-of-cards-features-putin-look-alike-in-new-trailer-42782">House of Cards</a>” in English and had English lessons to correct their grammar.</p> </div> </div><div class="post-meta wf-mobile-collapsed"><div class="entry-meta"><a href="https://cultureru.com/2017/10/15/" title="5:53 am" class="data-link" rel="bookmark"><time class="entry-date updated" datetime="2017-10-15T05:53:09+00:00">October 15, 2017</time></a></div></div> <div class="author-info entry-author"> <span class="author-avatar no-avatar"></span> <div class="author-description"> <h4><span class="author-heading">Author:</span> admin</h4> <p class="author-bio"></p> </div> </div> <nav class="navigation post-navigation" role="navigation"><h2 class="screen-reader-text">Post navigation</h2><div class="nav-links"><a class="nav-previous" href="https://cultureru.com/mt-classic-soviet-sturgeon-nikita-loses-life-in-norway/" rel="prev"><i class="icomoon-the7-font-the7-arrow-29-3" aria-hidden="true"></i><span class="meta-nav" aria-hidden="true">Previous</span><span class="screen-reader-text">Previous post:</span><span class="post-title h4-size">MT Classic: Soviet Sturgeon Nikita Loses Life in Norway</span></a><a class="nav-next" href="https://cultureru.com/helicopter-that-fired-on-bystanders-at-zapad-drills-was-involved-in-second-incident/" rel="next"><i class="icomoon-the7-font-the7-arrow-29-2" aria-hidden="true"></i><span class="meta-nav" aria-hidden="true">Next</span><span class="screen-reader-text">Next post:</span><span class="post-title h4-size">Helicopter That Fired on Bystanders at Zapad Drills Was Involved in Second Incident</span></a></div></nav><div class="single-related-posts"><h3>Related posts</h3><section class="items-grid"><div class=" related-item"><article class="post-format-standard"><div class="mini-post-img"><a class="alignleft post-rollover layzr-bg" href="https://cultureru.com/number-of-confirmed-cases-of-infection-with-the-virus-2019-ncov-data-for-february-3/" aria-label="Post image"><img class="preload-me lazy-load" src="data:image/svg+xml,%3Csvg%20xmlns%3D'http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2F2000%2Fsvg'%20viewBox%3D'0%200%20110%2080'%2F%3E" data-src="https://cultureru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/koronovirus-110x80.jpg" data-srcset="https://cultureru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/koronovirus-110x80.jpg 110w, https://cultureru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/koronovirus-220x160.jpg 220w" width="110" height="80" alt="" /></a></div><div class="post-content"><a href="https://cultureru.com/number-of-confirmed-cases-of-infection-with-the-virus-2019-ncov-data-for-february-3/">Number of confirmed cases of infection with the virus 2019-nCoV. Data for February 3</a><br /><time class="text-secondary" datetime="2020-02-03T12:37:10+00:00">February 3, 2020</time></div></article></div><div class=" related-item"><article class="post-format-standard"><div class="mini-post-img"><a class="alignleft post-rollover layzr-bg" href="https://cultureru.com/dream-island-moscow/" aria-label="Post image"><img class="preload-me lazy-load" src="data:image/svg+xml,%3Csvg%20xmlns%3D'http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2F2000%2Fsvg'%20viewBox%3D'0%200%20110%2080'%2F%3E" data-src="https://cultureru.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/19-110x80.jpg" data-srcset="https://cultureru.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/19-110x80.jpg 110w, https://cultureru.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/19-220x160.jpg 220w" width="110" height="80" alt="" /></a></div><div class="post-content"><a href="https://cultureru.com/dream-island-moscow/">“Dream Island” Moscow</a><br /><time class="text-secondary" datetime="2019-07-03T14:17:05+00:00">July 3, 2019</time></div></article></div><div class=" related-item"><article class="post-format-standard"><div class="mini-post-img"><a class="alignleft post-rollover no-avatar" href="https://cultureru.com/st-petersburg-cultural-getaway/" style="width:110px; height: 80px;" aria-label="Post image"></a></div><div class="post-content"><a href="https://cultureru.com/st-petersburg-cultural-getaway/">St. Petersburg Cultural Getaway</a><br /><time class="text-secondary" datetime="2019-01-17T12:42:00+00:00">January 17, 2019</time></div></article></div><div class=" related-item"><article class="post-format-standard"><div class="mini-post-img"><a class="alignleft post-rollover no-avatar" href="https://cultureru.com/moscow-hosts-first-show-of-kahlo-and-rivera/" style="width:110px; height: 80px;" aria-label="Post image"></a></div><div class="post-content"><a href="https://cultureru.com/moscow-hosts-first-show-of-kahlo-and-rivera/">Moscow Hosts First Show of Kahlo and Rivera</a><br /><time class="text-secondary" datetime="2019-01-17T07:53:28+00:00">January 17, 2019</time></div></article></div><div class=" related-item"><article class="post-format-standard"><div class="mini-post-img"><a class="alignleft post-rollover no-avatar" href="https://cultureru.com/ready-to-take-the-plunge-here-are-5-tips-for-surviving-epiphany-in-russia/" style="width:110px; height: 80px;" aria-label="Post image"></a></div><div class="post-content"><a href="https://cultureru.com/ready-to-take-the-plunge-here-are-5-tips-for-surviving-epiphany-in-russia/">Ready to Take the Plunge? Here Are 5 Tips for Surviving Epiphany in Russia</a><br /><time class="text-secondary" datetime="2019-01-16T13:36:55+00:00">January 16, 2019</time></div></article></div><div class=" related-item"><article class="post-format-standard"><div class="mini-post-img"><a class="alignleft post-rollover no-avatar" href="https://cultureru.com/pessimism-sweeps-russia-op-ed/" style="width:110px; height: 80px;" aria-label="Post image"></a></div><div class="post-content"><a href="https://cultureru.com/pessimism-sweeps-russia-op-ed/">Pessimism Sweeps Russia (Op-ed)</a><br /><time class="text-secondary" datetime="2019-01-14T12:10:46+00:00">January 14, 2019</time></div></article></div></section></div> </article> </div><!-- #content --> <aside id="sidebar" class="sidebar"> <div class="sidebar-content"> <section id="custom_html-2" class="widget_text widget widget_custom_html"><div class="textwidget custom-html-widget"><script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></script> <!-- vidget --> <ins class="adsbygoogle" style="display:block" data-ad-client="ca-pub-3582315701928315" data-ad-slot="4301813101" data-ad-format="auto" data-full-width-responsive="true"></ins> <script> (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); </script></div></section> </div> </aside><!-- #sidebar --> </div><!-- .wf-container --> </div><!-- .wf-wrap --> </div><!-- #main --> <!-- !Footer --> <footer id="footer" class="footer full-width-line"> <!-- !Bottom-bar --> <div id="bottom-bar" class="full-width-line logo-left" role="contentinfo"> <div class="wf-wrap"> <div class="wf-container-bottom"> <div id="branding-bottom"><a class="" href="https://cultureru.com/"><img class=" preload-me" src="https://cultureru.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/logo3_m.png" srcset="https://cultureru.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/logo3_m.png 150w, https://cultureru.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/logo3_m.png 150w" width="150" height="28" sizes="150px" alt="Culture" /></a></div> <div class="wf-float-right"> </div> </div><!-- .wf-container-bottom --> </div><!-- .wf-wrap --> </div><!-- #bottom-bar --> </footer><!-- #footer --> <a href="#" class="scroll-top"><span class="screen-reader-text">Go to Top</span></a> </div><!-- #page --> <script type="text/javascript">(function(w,doc) { if (!w.__utlWdgt ) { w.__utlWdgt = true; var d = doc, s = d.createElement('script'), g = 'getElementsByTagName'; s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.charset='UTF-8'; s.async = true; s.src = ('https:' == w.location.protocol ? 'https' : 'http') + '://w.uptolike.com/widgets/v1/uptolike.js'; var h=d[g]('body')[0]; h.appendChild(s); }})(window,document); </script> <div style="text-align:left;" data-lang="ru" data-url="http://cultureru.com/kremlin-troll-tells-all-about-influencing-u-s-elections/" data-mobile-view="true" data-share-size="20" data-like-text-enable="false" data-background-alpha="0.0" data-pid="cmsculturerucom" data-mode="share" data-background-color="#ffffff" data-share-shape="round-rectangle" data-share-counter-size="12" data-icon-color="#ffffff" data-mobile-sn-ids="fb.vk.tw.wh.ok.vb." data-text-color="#000000" data-buttons-color="#FFFFFF" data-counter-background-color="#ffffff" data-share-counter-type="common" data-orientation="fixed-left" data-following-enable="false" data-sn-ids="fb.vk.tw.gp.4t.tb.ps.lj.li.ms.bl.dg.sb.ev.dl.ln." data-preview-mobile="false" data-selection-enable="true" data-exclude-show-more="false" data-share-style="1" data-counter-background-alpha="1.0" data-top-button="false" class="uptolike-buttons" ></div> <script type='text/javascript' src='http://cultureru.com/wp-content/themes/dt-the7.9.0.1/js/main.min.js?ver=7.9.0.1' id='dt-main-js'></script> <script type='text/javascript' id='pt-cv-content-views-script-js-extra'> /* <![CDATA[ */ var PT_CV_PUBLIC = {"_prefix":"pt-cv-","page_to_show":"5","_nonce":"5ab967281f","is_admin":"","is_mobile":"","ajaxurl":"https:\/\/cultureru.com\/wp-admin\/admin-ajax.php","lang":"","loading_image_src":"data:image\/gif;base64,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"}; var PT_CV_PAGINATION = {"links":{"page_1":"https:\/\/cultureru.com\/kremlin-troll-tells-all-about-influencing-u-s-elections\/","page_n":"https:\/\/cultureru.com\/kremlin-troll-tells-all-about-influencing-u-s-elections\/?_page=_CVNUMBER_"},"first":"\u00ab","prev":"\u2039","next":"\u203a","last":"\u00bb","goto_first":"Go to first page","goto_prev":"Go to previous page","goto_next":"Go to next page","goto_last":"Go to last page","current_page":"Current page is","goto_page":"Go to page"}; /* ]]> */ </script> <script type='text/javascript' src='http://cultureru.com/wp-content/plugins/content-views-query-and-display-post-page/public/assets/js/cv.js?ver=2.3.1' id='pt-cv-content-views-script-js'></script> <script type='text/javascript' src='http://cultureru.com/wp-content/plugins/page-links-to/dist/new-tab.js?ver=3.3.5' id='page-links-to-js'></script> <script type='text/javascript' src='http://cultureru.com/wp-includes/js/wp-embed.min.js?ver=5.6.2' id='wp-embed-js'></script> <div class="pswp" tabindex="-1" role="dialog" aria-hidden="true"> <div class="pswp__bg"></div> <div class="pswp__scroll-wrap"> <div class="pswp__container"> <div class="pswp__item"></div> <div class="pswp__item"></div> <div class="pswp__item"></div> </div> <div class="pswp__ui pswp__ui--hidden"> <div class="pswp__top-bar"> <div class="pswp__counter"></div> <button class="pswp__button pswp__button--close" title="Close (Esc)"></button> <button class="pswp__button pswp__button--share" title="Share"></button> <button class="pswp__button pswp__button--fs" title="Toggle fullscreen"></button> <button class="pswp__button pswp__button--zoom" title="Zoom in/out"></button> <div class="pswp__preloader"> <div class="pswp__preloader__icn"> <div class="pswp__preloader__cut"> <div class="pswp__preloader__donut"></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="pswp__share-modal pswp__share-modal--hidden pswp__single-tap"> <div class="pswp__share-tooltip"></div> </div> <button class="pswp__button pswp__button--arrow--left" title="Previous (arrow left)"> </button> <button class="pswp__button pswp__button--arrow--right" title="Next (arrow right)"> </button> <div class="pswp__caption"> <div class="pswp__caption__center"></div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <!-- Global site tag (gtag.js) - Google Analytics --> <script async src="https://www.googletagmanager.com/gtag/js?id=UA-105332435-1"></script> <script> window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-105332435-1'); </script> <!-- Yandex.Metrika counter --> <script type="text/javascript" > (function(m,e,t,r,i,k,a){m[i]=m[i]||function(){(m[i].a=m[i].a||[]).push(arguments)}; m[i].l=1*new Date();k=e.createElement(t),a=e.getElementsByTagName(t)[0],k.async=1,k.src=r,a.parentNode.insertBefore(k,a)}) (window, document, "script", "https://mc.yandex.ru/metrika/tag.js", "ym"); ym(45733521, "init", { clickmap:true, trackLinks:true, accurateTrackBounce:true }); </script> <noscript><div><img src="https://mc.yandex.ru/watch/45733521" style="position:absolute; left:-9999px;" alt="" /></div></noscript> <!-- /Yandex.Metrika counter --> </body> </html>