Russian Efforts Regarding Claims of Voter Fraud

Reuters has broken this story, said to be based on confidential documents  prepared by a Putin-controlled Russian think tank, on various strategies for interfering in our 2016 elections.  Among all the other revelations, this particular tidbit stood out as one readers of this blog are likely to find of particular interest:

A second institute document, drafted in October and distributed in the same way, warned that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was likely to win the election. For that reason, it argued, it was better for Russia to end its pro-Trump propaganda and instead intensify its messaging about voter fraud to undermine the U.S. electoral system’s legitimacy and damage Clinton’s reputation in an effort to undermine her presidency, the seven officials said.

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