Thousands Attended Election Protest Arranged by Russians

“BlackMattersUS, a social media campaign believed to be Russians meddling in the U.S. politics, promoted a large anti-Trump march in New York City in the days after the election,” BuzzFeed reports.

“The archived events page shows the event was shared with 61,000 people, 33,000 were interested in the event and 16,000 people marked themselves as going… In the weeks after the election, it wasn’t hard to convince people in New York City to attend an anti-Trump protest, which might help explain the size of the protest.”

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