Putin's 'troll factory' was finally sued
Russian 'troll factory' sued for underpayment and labour violations | World news | The Guardian
These factories indeed exist. But this whole narrative fails to mention, that those factories are also paid by wealthy politicians.
When in China or Russia those are called bots or shills and normally are linked directly to the regime.
When in Western countries those are called astoturfers and are linked to private contractors who operate in interests of political parties and/or corporations.
Any of them must be closed.