Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts How Russia Covered Election 2020’s “October Surprise”

Election 2020

September 9, 2020

Kremlin Media Coverage of the RNC and DNC

Amid the 2020 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, Russian state-sponsored news outlets RT and Sputnik News published a number of stories and opinion pieces covering both conventions. RT portrayed the DNC and former Vice President Biden especially negatively, while Sputnik News coverage was more mixed.

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August 25, 2020

State-Sponsored Media Twitter Activity on 2020 Election Integrity

In the past decade, Twitter has transformed from simply a social media platform to a key access point for news for millions of people in the U.S. and around the world. State-sponsored media outlets have also used the platform to speak with American audiences. FIE 2020 discusses RT, Sputnik, PressTV and Global Times Twitter activity surrounding U.S. election integrity.

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