The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is an intelligence body for the US government. The agency provides intelligence on foreign countries and global issues to relevant stakeholders in the US.
Their intelligence updates are used to inform national security decisions.
Recently, the CIA announced they have launched a Telegram Channel. Telegram is a Russian-owned messaging platform registered as an LLC in Dubai.
As a result of their global mission, the CIA endeavours to have secure contact with individuals from across the world. Hence, the new Telegram channel is meant to help them reach individuals in more countries.
Primarily, they are targeting countries that have no access to other social media or independent media.
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Evidently, the CIA is targeting Russians to reach out to the agency. Indeed, one of the inaugural videos that followed the announcement was posted in Russian.
Furthermore, Telegram has always been…