The stereotypical internet troll is sitting at home bored, primarily interested in shit-disturbing for chaos’ sake. But in Russia, trolling has been professionalized, with troll workers paid for full-time stints perpetuating hoaxes and trash-talking online.
The Guardian has a doozy of a report on Russia’s secret troll army: hundreds of bloggers and commentators paid to flood the internet with pro-Kremlin posts. Two former employees gave the paper a rare glimpse inside the troll army’s headquarters.
I've got a real soft spot for post-apocalyptic scenery. It reached a peak when I visited Chernobyl a few years ago, and after seeing these wallpapers of the Kremlin an apocalypse doesn't look too bad now, does it?