Russian charged with conspiring to interfere in U.S. congressional elections

A U.S. flag flies at the headquarters of the Department of Justice in Washington, U.S., August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Friday charged a Russian national with playing a key financial role in a Kremlin-backed plan to conduct “information warfare” against the United States, including ongoing attempts to influence next month’s congressional elections. Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova, 44, became the first person charged with a crime for attempting to […]

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