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5 takeaways from the Russian election hacking indictment

5 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune


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Indictment ties Russian government to election hacking

5 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according to an indictment announced days before President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The indictment represents special counsel Robert Mueller's first charges against Russian government officials for interfering in American politics, an effort U.S. intelligence agencies say was aimed at helping...
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