WASHINGTON | The Latest: Indictment says Kremlin behind US election hacks
WASHINGTON — The Latest on the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election (all times local):
A grand jury indictment alleges that the Russian government was behind a sweeping conspiracy to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election.
It’s the first time Moscow has been directly implicated in meddling in the presidential election.
The grand jury indicted 12 Russian military intelligence officers on charges they hacked into Hillary Clinton‘s campaign and the Democratic Party, releasing tens of thousands of stolen and politically damaging communications.