Electoral Interference: USA Vs USSR/Russia by Will Geary
Both the U.S. and Russia have a long history of interfering in foreign elections. This map displays known instances of U.S. and Soviet/Russian electoral interference from 1946 through 2000.
The underlying data comes from:
Dov H. Levin 2016. “Partisan Electoral Interventions by the Great Powers: Introducing the PEIG Dataset” Conflict Management and Peace Science Early View. The dataset is available by request: dovhlevin.com/datasets
The audio includes speeches from:
- Harry Truman, "A Public Man Must Live in the Present" (1955)
- Ronald Reagan, "Evil Empire" speech (1983)
- George H.W. Bush in response to shoot-down of Iranian passenger flight by US Navy (1988)