Tag: russia

Baltimore Activists Confronted Russia-Linked ‘Blacktivist’ Facebook Account Last Year

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Some Baltimore activists saw right through one of the many Russian social media accounts said to have meddled with Americans online before last fall’s presidential election.

Russia Targeted Baltimore with Black Lives Matter Facebook Ad Before 2016 Election

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The Russian government bought thousands of Facebook ads leading up to the 2016 presidential election in order to sow soci0-political chaos in the United States. According to a new report, Baltimore was one of their targeted markets.

Elijah Cummings Drafts Subpoena Telling President and His Staff To Hand Over Russia-Related Documents


Baltimore-born Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., isn’t backing off his push for answers about the unfolding White House scandal regarding Russia. In fact, this weekend he revealed he’s already drafted a subpoena for Donald Trump’s administration. He just needs his Republican committee co-chair to sign it.

Maryland’s Own Rod Rosenstein Appoints Special Counsel, Draws Ire of President Trump


Under pressure from Democratic lawmakers, former Maryland federal prosecutor Rod Rosenstein last night appointed a special attorney to probe Donald Trump’s ties to Russia. Needless to say, his boss is not happy, which isn’t good if you’re Rod Rosenstein.