Europe has been working to expose Russian meddling for years

To Inform is to Influence

Full disclosure, I was one of those called about this article, as I’m sure many of my friends, colleagues, and acquaintances were, also. 

Dana Priest, Michael Birnbaum, and Ellen Nakashima did an excellent job covering this challenging subject, I think.

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Participants of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum gather near an electronic screen showing Russian President Vladimir Putin. (Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters)

 June 25 at 5:20 PM

RIGA, Latvia — As the United States grapples with the implications of Kremlin interference in American politics, European countries are deploying a variety of bold tactics and tools to expose Russian attempts to sway voters and weaken European unity.

Across the continent, counterintelligence officials, legislators, researchers and journalists have devoted years — in some cases, decades — to the development of ways to counter Russian disinformation, hacking and trolling. And they are putting them to use…

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