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Why so many website views in Russia when website is in USA?

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Please advise on Russian hits.. and why my data is showing this...

  Language Sessions % Sessions

1.
Secret.ɢoogle.com You are invited! Enter only with this ticket URL. Copy it. Vote for Trump!
112
 
67.88%
2.
en-us
26
 
15.76%
3.
Vitaly rules google ☆*:。゜゚・*ヽ(^ᴗ^)ノ*・゜゚。:*☆ ¯\_(ツ)_/¯(ಠ益ಠ)(ಥ‿ಥ)(ʘ‿ʘ)ლ(ಠ_ಠლ)( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)ヽ(゚Д゚)ノʕ•̫͡•ʔᶘ ᵒᴥᵒᶅ(=^ ^=)oO
15
 
9.09%
4.
o-o-8-o-o.com search shell is much better than google!
6
 
3.64%
5.
Congratulations to Trump and all americans
3
 
1.82%
6.
Google officially recommends o-o-8-o-o.com search shell!
3
 
1.82%
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Accepted by topic author Joe C
January 2017

Why so many website views in Russia when website is in USA?

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You are dealing with referrer spam.
The easiest way to deal with this is to:
- Go to the Google Analytics Admin section
- Select the correct view
- Go to Filters
- Click Add filter
- Give your filter a name such as "Include only my website"
- Under Predefined, select "Include Only"
- Under Select Source or Destination, select "traffic to the hostname"
- Under Select expression, select "that contains"
- In the Hostname field, enter "yoursite.com", where yoursite.com is really your domain name.

Save your filter and enjoy new, somewhat-spam-free traffic!

For a complete set of solutions, read this:
http://juliencoquet.com/en/2016/06/17/how-can-handle-google-analytics-referrer-spam/?utm_id=tcen

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