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By SecureWorld News Team
Thu | Oct 12, 2017 | 1:08 PM PDT

A social media contest created by a Russian linked account used Pokemon Go screenshots as part of an online contest.

That's how far-reaching Russian influence efforts were during the 2016 Presidential election cycle.

This is one of several discoveries CNN just brought to light, including an entire campaign on a hot button issue:

"The campaign, titled "Don't Shoot Us," offers new insights into how Russian agents created a broad online ecosystem where divisive political messages were reinforced across multiple platforms, amplifying a campaign that appears to have been run from one source -- the shadowy, Kremlin-linked troll farm known as the Internet Research Agency."

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