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IS Bombards Social Media With Propaganda in Russian

The Islamic State (IS) is bombarding social media with Russian language propaganda aimed at attracting new recruits from targeted audiences. The media barrage appeared to intensify after Russia entered the Syrian civil war last September to help prop up the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.  While it is hard to measure the campaign’s success, Russia has taken steps to block Islamic State's online messaging. Despite the measures, IS continues to target disenfranchised youth,...

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