• Mueller's latest move just dealt the White House a massive 'black eye'

    One year ago - By Chron

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    Special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment Friday of 13 Russian nationals and three organizations paints a stark picture of Russia's election interference.
    The indictment threw a wrench into President Donald Trump's claims that the Russia investigation is a "hoax" and a "witch hunt" with no justifiable basis.
    The charges will also force the White House to decide whether it will hold the Russian government accountable for its actions, experts said.
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  • Instagram, After Spreading Russian Election Propaganda, Censors Evidence of Kremlin Corruption

    One year ago - By Fortune

    On Friday, a new indictment from Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller included claims that Facebook-owned Instagram was used by Russian operatives to spread propaganda during the 2016 U.S. election. But just a few days ago, the same platform succumbed to Russian government demands to suppress what one of the Putin regime's most vocal opponents says is evidence of high-level corruption.
    According to the BBC , Instagram has blocked Russian users from viewing posts by an alleged Russian escort that became fodder for an investigation by Alexei Navalny. Navalny is an opposition leader and...
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  • Here's who has been charged so far in Mueller's Russia probe

    One year ago - By Chron

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    On Friday, special counsel Robert Mueller's office announced the indictments of 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities involved in interference operations targeting the US political system and the 2016 presidential election.
    The indictments are the latest charges in Mueller's ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, and whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the Russian in their interference efforts. Mueller is also investigating whether Trump has obstructed justice during the course of the probe.
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  • How Russians Used Social Media to Boost the Trump Campaign, According to Robert Mueller's Indictment

    One year ago - By Fortune

    The 37-page indictment issued yesterday by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller alleges that Russian agents used a multitude of tactics to attack Donald Trump's presidential rivals and sow mistrust of the American political system. Prominent among those tactics was one that journalists, intelligence agencies and cybersecurity experts have been sounding the alarm on for nearly two years - the manipulation of public opinion through social media.
    Those early concerns focused on 'fake news,' some of it produced by profit-hungry websites simply looking to generate clicks. But the Mueller...
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  • To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook

    One year ago - By NY Times

    The special counsel's indictment detailed how crucial Facebook and Instagram were to the Russian campaign to disrupt the presidential election.
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  • The Mueller indictments - here's which Russians were charged with interfering in the 2016 US election

    The Mueller indictments - here's which Russians were charged with interfering in the 2016 US election

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    The office of special counsel Robert Mueller charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies on Friday for illegally interfering in the US political system.
    The charges directly targeted the Internet Research Agency, a Russian organization that employed "trolls" to sow discord about the election on social media.
    Read on to find out what you need to know about the people and companies involved.
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's office charged 13 Russian nationals and the Internet Research Agency , a notorious Russian "troll factory," with violating US law and interfering in the 2016...
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