Twelve More Russians (Who Were Intelligence Officers, in Russia’s Federation’s Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff (GRU)) Indicted for Interference in 2016 U.S. National Elections

Following up on (at least) 5 earlier posts in this blog concerning POTUS 45 and Russia, including —

  1. http://liblog.law.stanford.edu/2018/07/timeline-of-potus-45s-interactions-with-the-russian-government-since-his-election-in-november-2016/
  2. http://liblog.law.stanford.edu/2018/05/russian-oligarch-related-firm-made-payments-in-excess-of-1-million-to-potus-45s-personal-attorney-michael-d-cohen/
  3. http://liblog.law.stanford.edu/2018/04/democratic-national-committee-dnc-civil-action-against-potus-45-russian-federation-wikileaks-et-al-and-in-sdny-no-18-03501/
  4. http://liblog.law.stanford.edu/2018/02/continuing-follow-up-regarding-potus-45-indictment-of-13-russian-individuals-and-3-russian-entities-by-the-head-of-the-special-counsel-investigation-of-russian-interference-in-the-2016-united-states/
  5. http://liblog.law.stanford.edu/2018/01/a-legal-analysis-of-the-potential-liabilities-the-trump-campaign-faces-from-its-collusion-with-the-russian-government/

— please now see as well:

POLITICS 07/13/2018 01:34 pm ET Updated 45 minutes ago
Trump Told Russia To Get Clinton’s Emails. The Same Day, They Obeyed. A new indictment from Robert Mueller reveals that Russia appeared to be listening to what Trump wanted.
By Amanda Terkel
Huffington Post

The indictment is here.

The accompanying press release of the U.S. Department of Justice is here.

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See also:

INTERROGATION July  16, 2018 – 6:37 PM
The Most Explosive Revelation From the Charges Against Maria Butina: And what you probably missed from last week’s indictment of 12 Russians.
By Isaac Chotiner
Slate.com


[There is] one paragraph about her being involved in securing a very private line of communication between the Kremlin and the GOP through the NRA. That’s pretty explosive. It is very interesting that once Trump is elected, she suddenly adds, to a National Prayer Breakfast organizer, that she had “important information for you to further this new relationship.” What is the information that she is conveying to this person? What’s interesting and missing from here is what, if anything, the Americans are saying about their contacts with her. You certainly can understand now why the NRA has criminal counsel. You have to imagine that the National Prayer Breakfast folks have their own counsel as well. This could be the beginning of an investigation that could ensnare Americans.

The affidavit in support of an application for a criminal complaint against Maria Butina is here.