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In Russian Hacks of Democrats, a Ghost of the Soviet Past

Felix Dzerzhinsky must be chortling in his Red Square tomb. Nearly a century ago the first head of the Soviet secret police perfected the art of “disinformation,” the clever crafting of false information to sow confusion among the Kremlin’s enemies. His heirs have brazenly remounted the technique in an all-out attack on the American political system. It’s not been subtle.
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