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Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

The Justice Department has issued indictments against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities on charges related to Moscow’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, Politico reports. The charges include conspiracy to defraud the United States, wire fraud and bank fraud, and aggravated identity theft. The charges were brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

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Document: Special Counsel Indicts Russian Nationals and Entities

The special counsel has indicted thirteen Russian nationals and three Russian entities on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States. Three defendants are also charged with wire fraud and bank fraud, and five defendants with aggravated identity theft. The full indictment is below: 

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