Read the Russian election meddling indictment of 12 Russian nationals

A federal grand jury on Friday indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for a concerted effort to interfere in the 2016 presidential election by hacking Democratic political organizations and releasing troves of stolen files. 

The charges are the first by special counsel Robert Mueller to directly allege that operatives of the Russian government sought to influence the election. 

Read the indictment here:

(The document also can be found here.) 

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