A federal grand jury in Washington, D.C. has returned an indictment against Mariia Butina, the Russian woman arrested for her involvement in an alleged conspiracy to "infiltrate organizations active in U.S. politics in an effort to advance the interests of the Russian Federation.” The indictment, available in full below, charges Butina with failing to register as an agent of a foreign power and with conspiracy to act as an agent of a foreign power.
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The Justice Department’s National Security Division, not the special counsel, unveils a potentially new front in Russian election interference.
On Monday, the Justice Department unsealed a criminal complaint and supporting affidavit against Mariia Butina, a Russian national, for conspiring to act as an unregistered foreign agent in violation of Title 18, Section 371 of the United States Code. The full documents are below.
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As President Trump prepares to meet with Vladimir Putin, his Justice Department says it can prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the Russian president has been lying about his country’s involvement in the 2016 election hacking.
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The Justice Department will need to answer 11 key questions.
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