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Mueller Investigation Charges 12 Russian Officials for Hacking the 2016 Presidential Election

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The U.S. special counsel brought election meddling directly to Vladimir Putin's doorstep just days before the Russian leader plans to meet with President Donald Trump, charging 12 Russian military intelligence officers with computer attacks meant to undermine the Democratic Party.
The indictment, announced on Friday, fleshes out U.S. intelligence agencies' longstanding conclusion that Russia interfered with the 2016 presidential race. The case provides powerful evidence to rebut skeptics - including Trump himself at times - who say Russia may not have had a role.
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Long hidden hackers unmasked by US special counsel

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PARIS - One of the Russian military intelligence officers indicted Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller was Lt. Aleksey Lukashev, an email phishing specialist who went by the alias Den Katenberg.
Katenberg has been in The Associated Press' sights ever since his email was identified among a massive hacker hit list handed to the news agency by Secureworks last year.
He did not return multiple messages seeking comment Friday.
The grand jury indictment accuses the Russians of hacking into Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic Party, releasing tens of thousands of...
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Long hidden hackers unmasked by US special counsel

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One of the Russian military intelligence officers indicted Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller was Lt. Aleksey Lukashev, an email phishing specialist who went by the alias Den Katenberg. Katenberg...
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Maine Sen. Angus King Weighs In On Latest Indictments In Russia Investigation

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Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, speaks with NPR's Ailsa Chang about the Justice Department's latest charges against 12 Russian cyberspies related to the 2016 targeting of the DNC and the Clinton campaign.
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What is the GRU? Mueller indicted the spy agency's operatives

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The Russian military intelligence agency, which has long lived in the KGB's shadow, has been thrust into the spotlight.
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Russian Operatives Allegedly Funded Their Hacking With Bitcoin During the 2016 Campaign

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The office of special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking into email accounts belonging to Hillary Clinton's campaign manager John Podesta and the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 presidential election. The indictment, which was released on Friday, included details about the hackers' use of cryptocurrency to carry out their operation.
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Mueller found that the Russian hacker scheme was dependent on bitcoin, and it may have gotten them caught

Mueller found that the Russian hacker scheme was dependent on bitcoin, and it may have gotten them caught

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The 12 Russian hackers indicted Friday by the special counsel Robert Mueller allegedly utilized bitcoin to facilitate their scheme.
Mueller's indictment suggests those bitcoin transactions could have helped catch the hackers.
The 12 Russian hackers indicted Friday by the special counsel Robert Mueller utilized bitcoin to facilitate their scheme, according to the indictment.
The indictment suggests those bitcoin transactions contributed to the hackers getting caught.
The indictments against the 12 Russian intelligence officials allege they led a hacking scheme that included stealing emails...
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Robert Mueller's Indictment Today of 12 Russian Hackers Could Be His Biggest Move Yet

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The special counsel has unleashed an international, geopolitical bombshell.
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Republicans respond to latest Mueller indictment with desperate gaslighting

Republicans respond to latest Mueller indictment with desperate gaslighting

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Special counsel Robert Mueller's new indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officials for interfering in the 2016 presidential election contains no accusations they worked in concert with Trump campaign officials - but that doesn't mean future indictments won't.
During a news conference held to announce the indictment, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein stressed that Mueller's investigation isn't over. Nonetheless, Republicans and Trump officials responded to the latest indictment by disingenuously acting as though Trump had been exonerated.
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The same day Trump asked Russia to find Hillary Clinton's missing emails, Russians tried to hack Clinton-affiliated emails

The same day Trump asked Russia to find Hillary Clinton's missing emails, Russians tried to hack Clinton-affiliated emails

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An indictment from special counsel Robert Mueller's office alleges Russian operatives hacked email accounts and servers affiliated with Hillary Clinton the same day Trump called on them to find her "missing" emails.
"Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing," Trump said on July 27, 2016, the same day hackers allegedly compromised a server used by Clinton's personal office.
The special counsel brought criminal charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for the hacking and interference in the 2016 election.
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Mueller's timeline: How the Russian hacks unfolded

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Special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment Friday of 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the Democratic National Committee and other liberal targets establishes a vivid timeline of how Moscow used a range of digital intrusion techniques to interfere in the 2016 election. The indictment spells out not only who the hackers were, but what techniques they used to breach and maintain a foothold in the computer systems of the DNC and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. It also details precisely how Russia used cryptocurrencies to fund its operations - underscoring how...
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Mueller indicts 12 Russians

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12 RUSSIAN INTELLIGENCE OFFICIALS INDICTED... First cut, by JOSH GERSTEIN, DARREN SAMUELSOHN and CORY BENNETT: “Special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 12 Russian military officers on Friday, and accused them of hacking into the Democratic National Committee to sabotage the 2016 presidential election. “The indictments, announced by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, come just days before a scheduled Monday summit in Helsinki between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.... “Rosenstein said the Russians stole and released Democratic documents after planting...
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12 Russian Intelligence Officers Indicted In Mueller Investigation

12 Russian Intelligence Officers Indicted In Mueller Investigation

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A grand jury convened by special counsel Robert Mueller brought the charges in connection to the DNC hack during the 2016 campaign.
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