Mostly True: opinion piece in NYT claims “A Toxic Alien Is Taking Over Russia”

“A toxic alien is taking over Russia”, is the headline of an opinion piece in The New York Times on October 3.  Russian journalist and science writer Maria Antonova actually wrote about Sosnovsky`s hogweed. Despite the exaggerated figures, her statement in the NYT opinion piece can be assessed as mostly true. Dill on steroids Antonova draws on…