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BREAKING: 12 Russians indicted for 2016 Election hacking

WASHINGTON, Ill. - The Justice Department announced on Friday several indictments in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

The department is indicting 12 Russian nationals and are accusing them of engaging in a "sustained effort to hack into the computer networks" of the DCCC, the DNC and "the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton and release that information on the internet under the names DCLeaks and Guccifer 2.0."

All 12 defendants are members of the GRU, a Russian federation intelligence agency within the main intelligence directorate of the Russian military, who were acting in "their official capacities."

The indictment was announced at almost exactly the moment that Trump rolled into the quadrangle of Windsor Castle to meet with Queen Elizabeth II.


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