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Documents Reveal The Soviet Union Wanted To Use Bernie Sanders For Propaganda

It has been well known for some time now that years ago, Bernie Sanders went to the Soviet Union on his honeymoon.

While that is a rather -unique- choice, it was not a nefarious one.

What has been revealed however, is that the Soviet Union wanted to exploit Sanders for their own gain.

The Federalist reports:

Soviet Union Documents Reveal Plans To Exploit Bernie Sanders For ‘Propaganda’

New documents obtained by the New York Times reveal how the Soviet Union viewed then Burlington, Vermont Mayor Bernie Sanders as a “socialist” they could “exploit” for “propaganda.”

In December of 1987, Mayor Sanders wrote to the government of Yaroslavl, a Soviet city, stating he wanted the U.S. and USSR to “live together as friends.” He initiated a sister-city program between Yaroslavl and Burlington.

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