Internet activist Lyudmila Savchuk spent two months working in a “troll factory” in St. Petersburg, Russia. She was tasked with writing posts that would inflame anti-American sentiment among Russians. Others at the factory would write negative posts about American politicians, the war in Ukraine and America’s NATO allies.

Internet activist Lyudmila Savchuk spent two months working in a “troll factory” in St. Petersburg, Russia. She was tasked with writing posts that would inflame anti-American sentiment among Russians. Others at the factory would write negative posts about American politicians, the war in Ukraine and America’s NATO allies.