Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election

The game goes on.


— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) April 20, 2019


The report is very interesting. It helps to understand what kind of person the US citizens voted into office.

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) April 20, 2019


— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) April 20, 2019

Voting in the USA

Why doesn't Mitch McConnell want to make Election Day a federal holiday? Here's what would happen if every eligible voter actually voted.

— Robert Reich (@RBReich) January 31, 2019

It's so easy. In Germany we have elections on Sundays. Many volunteers help in a way which makes sure that there is no fraud. That works well in a civilized country. I did such volunteering several times. If Germany can do it, the USA should be able to do that too.

— Goetz Kluge (@Bonnetmaker) January 31, 2019

Выбор помощника

This is not explicitely about Europe, but Russian hacks already had been affecting Europe, e.g. interfering with the 2016 Brexit referendum. The European elections are coming. The hacks won’t stop.

Trump, Putin, and the Big Hack

By David Remnick
January 6, 2017

[…] A declassified report concluded that Putin ordered a campaign of covert operations, from defamatory “fake news” articles about Clinton to the hack itself. […]

[…] Like many nationalist politicians in Europe, Trump has made plain his admiration for Putin, complimenting the Russian leader’s “great control over his country,” while at the same time failing to address the reality that Putin’s regime has instituted wholesale censorship of television, increased repressive measures on ordinary citizens, and unleashed his forces in Ukraine and Syria. (Putin, of course, discounts criticism of his policies as Western hypocrisy and points to everything from the invasion of Iraq, which he opposed, to the eastward expansion of NATO, which he sees as an aggressive act.) […]

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